Shortlist for Documentary Feature Oscar category


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15 films in the
Documentary Feature category which will advance in the voting process for the 88th
Academy Awards. One hundred twenty-four films were originally submitted in the

The 15 films are listed below:

Amy produced by On the Corner Films and Universal Music
Best of Enemies produced by Sandbar
Cartel Land produced by Our Time Projects and The Documentary
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief produced by Jigsaw
He Named Me Malala produced by Parkes-MacDonald and Little
Heart of a Dog produced by Canal Street Communications
The Hunting Ground produced by Chain Camera Pictures
Listen to Me Marlon produced by Passion Pictures
The Look of Silence produced by Final Cut for Real
Meru produced by Little Monster Films
3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets produced by The Filmmaker Fund, Motto
Pictures, Lakehouse Films, Actual Films, JustFilms, MacArthur Foundation and Bertha
We Come as Friends produced by Adelante Films
What Happened, Miss Simone? produced by RadicalMedia and Moxie
Where to Invade Next produced by Dog Eat Dog Productions
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom produced by Pray for
Ukraine Productions

The Academy’s Documentary Branch determined the shortlist in a preliminary round
of voting. Documentary Branch members will now select the five nominees from
among the 15 titles. The 88th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on
Thursday, January 14, 2016. The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28,


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