LOS ANGELES: Kosovo, Malta, Mauritania and Panama have submitted films for the foreign-language Oscar for the first time, among a record 83 movies under consideration, Academy Award organizers said Thursday.  Kosovan director Isa Qosja’s “Three Windows and a Hanging” is the young Balkan nation’s first submission for the 87th Academy Awards, to be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Malta is represented by Rebecca Cremona’s “Simshar,” Mauritania by Abderrahmane Sissako’s “Timbuktu,” and Panama has submitted “Invasion,” by Abner Benaim.  The number of films for consideration is the most ever, beating last year’s 76. The deadline for submissions - one per country - was October 1.–AFP