The latest episode of our monthly podcast sees Screen International editor Matt Mueller, Americas editor Jeremy Kay and awards/box office editor Charles Gant assess this year’s Oscar shortlists.

The Screen trio discuss the 15-strong shortlists for the Oscar international feature and documentary feature categories announced on December 21, looking at the surprise omissions and the leading contenders. They also discuss some of the entries on the other Oscar shortlists including best score and best original song.

After that, Screen’s chief film critic and reviews editor Fionnuala Halligan speaks to Jonas Poher Rasmussen, the director of Danish Oscar submission Flee, which was included on both the international and documentary shortlists.

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