Skopje, 27 August 2019 (MIA) – Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov’s Honeyland is North Macedonia’s submission for a nomination in the Best International Feature Film category at the 2020 Academy Awards.
The Macedonian Film Professionals Association (DFRM) announced that the decision was made by a special commission made up of director and president of DFRM Igor Ivanov, producer Angela Nestorovska, actor Aksel Mehmed, sound designer Sashko Poter Micevski, actor Igor Angelov, director Dina Duma and makeup designer Goran Ignjatovski.
The film has been declared eligible to contend for the award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Other films that were considered for submission include: Teona Strugar Mitevska’s God Existst, Her Name is Petrunya, Vasil Hristov’s Hey!, Ilija Piperkovski’s Grandfather and Grandson, Pero Popov’s Colors of Prespa and Aljosha Simjanovski’s Jazzman. mm/nn