Director Mohamed Al Salman’s Raven Song, a coming-of-age comedy about a young man Nasar whose best friend dares to approach a mysterious woman by singing a love poem , selected by Saudi Arabia as the best international contender
Academy Award .
Filmed in Riyadh, Song of the Raven starring Asem Alawad, Ibrahim Khairallah and Kateryna Tkachenko, produced by Ahmed Mousa and Telfaz 11 . Al Salman’s film is one of the winners of the Saudi Film Council’s Daw Film Competition, which aims to discover and support new Saudi filmmaking talent.
Also, Mongolia’s Harvest Moon is the directorial debut of Mongolian actor Amarsaikhan Baljinnyam, who is featured in Netflix’s 95 Marco Polo play, has been selected to represent the country at the Oscars for Best International film competition.
Baljinnyam, also in Harvest Moon, plays a chef in a traveling city to his village, Just to accomplish the harvest he promised after his father passed away. While working in the fields, he meets a year old boy who lives with his grandparents, and their growing friendship makes Everyone challenges their own life.
No. 95 College Awards Ceremony will be held in March , 95), in 95 Los Angeles .