The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today named 15 documentary feature films — out of 145 films submitted for consideration — that will move to the next voting round on the road to the Documentary Feature Oscar.
The titles were selected by the Academy's Documentary Branch in a preliminary voting round. The next step is to winnow the list down to the five titles that will be announced as nominees on Tuesday, January 24.
In alphabetical order, the documentaries on the shortlist are:
Cameraperson, Big Mouth Productions
Command and Control, American Experience Films/PBS
The Eagle Huntress, Stacey Reiss Productions, Kissiki Films and 19340 Productions [pictured, top]
Fire at Sea, Stemal Entertainment
Gleason, Dear Rivers Productions, Exhibit A and IMG Films
Hooligan Sparrow, Little Horse Crossing the River
I Am Not Your Negro, Velvet Film
The Ivory Game, Terra Mater Film Studios and Vulcan Productions
Life, Animated, Motto Pictures and A&E IndieFilms
O.J.: Made in America, Laylow Films and ESPN Films
13th, Forward Movement
Weiner, Edgeline Films
The Witness, The Witnesses Film
Zero Days, Jigsaw Productions
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