Friday, October 28, 2016

145 documentary features submitted for 2016 Oscar race

One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards®.

Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles and New York qualifying releases. Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and comply with all of the category’s other qualifying rules in order to advance in the voting process. A shortlist of 15 films will be announced in December.

Films submitted in the Documentary Feature category also may qualify for Academy Awards in other categories, including Best Picture, provided they meet the requirements for those categories.

Nominations for the 89th Oscars® will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

The submitted films, listed in alphabetical order, are:

The Abolitionists
Abortion: Stories Women Tell
All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone
Almost Holy
Amanda Knox
Among the Believers
Anne Frank Then and Now
The Anthropologist
Apparition Hill
Art Bastard
The Ataxian
Audrie & Daisy
Author: The JT Leroy Story
The Bad Kids
Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story)
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
A Beautiful Planet
Beauty Bites Beast
Becoming Mike Nichols
Before the Flood
Behind Bayonets and Barbed Wire
Behind the Cove - The Quiet Japanese Speak Out!
Best and Most Beautiful Things
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits
Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
A Billion Lives
Black Women in Medicine
Blood on the Mountain
Boy 23: The Forgotten Boys of Brazil
The Brainwashing of My Dad
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
By Sidney Lumet
The C Word
Citizen Soldier
City of Gold
Class Divide
Colliding Dreams
Command and Control
Danny Says
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War
Disturbing the Peace
Do Not Resist
Don’t Blink - Robert Frank
The Eagle Huntress
Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words
Eating You Alive
Equal Means Equal
Eva Hesse
Everything Is Copy - Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted
A Family Affair
Finding Babel
Fire at Sea
The First Monday in May
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
Generation Startup
Gimme Danger
Harry & Snowman
Hate Rising with Jorge Ramos
Holy Hell
Hooligan Sparrow
How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change
I Am Not Your Negro
Indian Point
Into the Inferno
Iron Moon
Ivory. A Crime Story
The Ivory Game
Jim: The James Foley Story
Kate Plays Christine
Keepers of the Game
Landfill Harmonic
The Last Man on the Moon
Life, Animated
Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
Look at Us Now, Mother!
The Lovers and the Despot
Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA
Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing
Marinoni: The Fire in the Frame
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Mifune: The Last Samurai
Miss Sharon Jones!
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
My Love, Don’t Cross That River
National Bird
National Parks Adventure
Never Surrender
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
Notes on Blindness
O.J.: Made in America
Off the Rails
Older than Ireland
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
On the Map
100 Years, One Woman’s Fight for Justice
Our Last Tango
Presenting Princess Shaw
The Red Pill
Rigged 2016
The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip across Latin America
Rooted in Peace
The Ruins of Lifta
The Seventh Fire
Shadow World
Silicon Cowboys
Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang
Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four
Starving the Beast
The Syndrome
Thank You for Your Service
Theo Who Lived
They Will Have to Kill Us First - Malian Music in Exile
This Is Life
Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru
The Trans List
Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria
USS Indianapolis The Legacy
The Uncondemned
Under the Gun
Under the Sun
Underfire: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro
Unlocking the Cage
Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe
Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience
We Are X
When Two Worlds Collide
The Witness
Zero Days

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