The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday revealed the 15 documentary features that will be considered for an Oscar nomination–a list whittled down from 124 films that were originally in contention.
Members of the documentary branch of the Academy voters will continue to narrow the list down the final five nominees to be announced on January 14th. The Oscars themselves will be held on February 28th.
The 2015 Documentary Feature Short List For The 88th Academy Awards
AMY – On the Corner Films and Universal Music
BEST OF ENEMIES – Sandbar
CARTEL LAND – Our Time Projects and The Documentary Group
GOING CLEAR: Scientology and the Prison of Belief – Jigsaw Productions
HE NAMED ME MALALA – Parkes-MacDonald and Little Room
HEART OF A DOG – Canal Street Communications
LISTEN TO ME MARLON – Passion Pictures
MERU – Little Monster Films
3 1/2 MINUTES, 10 BULLETS – The Filmmaker Fund, Motto Pictures, Lakehouse Films, Actual Films, JustFilms, MacArthur Foundation and Bertha BRITDOC
WE COME AS FRIENDS – Adelante Films
WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? – RadicalMedia and Moxie Firecracker
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT – Dog Eat Dog Productions
WINTER ON FIRE: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom – Pray for Ukraine Productions