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List of African Submissions to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

This is a list of submissions to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has invited the film industries of various countries to submit their best film for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film every year since the award was created in 1956. 81 countries submitted a film before the deadline. Here is the list of movies submitted from African Continent.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_submissions_to_the_88th_Academy_Awards_for_Best_Foreign_Language_Film

The Two of Us (2014)

Country : South Africa
Directed by Ernest Nkosi
With Mpho Modikoane, Thato Dhladla, Zikhona Sodlaka, Richard Lukunku

Set in Alexandra township, South Africa, a brother and sister journey through life knowing they have no one but each other. Schoolgirl Zanele falls in love with an older man where a series of events are set in motion and reveal much more.

Lamb (2015)

Country : Ethiopia
Directed by Yared Zeleke
With Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Rahel Teshome

When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.

Twilight of Shadows (2014)

Country : Algeria
Directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina
With Samir Boitard, Nicolas Bridet, Laurent Hennequin, Bernard Montiel

Aida (2015)

Country : Morocco
Directed by Driss Mrini
With Belmjahed Abdelhak, Latefa Ahrrare, Aomar Azzouzi, Noufissa Benchehida