Nine foreign films make cut for Oscar shortlist (AP)

Asghar Farhadi of Iran, left, director of the Golden Globe-nominated foreign language film 'A Separation,' poses with cast member Peyman Moadi at the Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Seminar, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)AP – Nine films have made the cut for consideration in the foreign-language category at the Academy Awards.