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Canada's 'Rebelle' makes latest cut on road to Academy Award nomination

"Rebelle'' _ "War Witch'' in English _ from Montreal-born director Kim Nguyen is continuing on the road to an Academy Award. The film has made a list of nine titles that will vie for the Oscar for best foreign-language film. Rachel Mwanza is shown in a scene from "War Witch," in this image released by the Tribeca Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Tribeca Film Festival
December 21, 2012 - 7:36 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - "Rebelle" from Montreal-born director Kim Nguyen is continuing on the road to an Academy Award.

The film has made a list of nine titles that will vie for the Oscar for best foreign-language film.

"Rebelle" — "War Witch" in English — is about child soldiers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Seventy-one films had initially qualified in the foreign-language category.

The other eight films left in the race are Austria's "Amour"; Chile's "No"; Denmark's "A Royal Affair"; France's "The Intouchables"; Iceland's "The Deep"; Norway's "Kon-Tiki"; Romania's "Beyond the Hills" and Switzerland's "Sister."

Oscar nominations will be announced on Jan. 24.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2012
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