From ‘Foreign Language’ To ‘International Feature’: Why A Change In Name Isn’t Enough

February 5, 2020

From ‘Foreign Language’ To ‘International Feature’: Why A Change In Name Isn’t Enough

February 5, 2020

It’s almost a century since the Oscars began. Despite its best efforts to diversify, including inviting swathes of new members to join the Academy, the biggest awards ceremony in the cinematic calendar still can’t seem to get it right. One of the most notable changes for the 2020 awards is the renaming of the category previously known as ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ to ‘Best International Feature Film’.

So – why the change?

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