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Documentary Oscar shortlist unveiled

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled its shortlist of 15 films in the running for this year’s Documentary Feature Oscar, among them Bully (pictured), The House I Live In and Searching for Sugar Man.

One hundred and twenty-six films originally qualified in the category. Members of the Academy’s Documentary Branch will now select the five nominees from among the 15 titles on the shortlist.

The shortlist films - in alphabetical order, with their production companies - are:

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, Never Sorry LLC
Bully, The Bully Project LLC
Chasing Ice, Exposure
Detropia, Loki Films
Ethel, Moxie Firecracker Films
5 Broken Cameras, Guy DVD Films
The Gatekeepers, Les Films du Poisson, Dror Moreh Productions, Cinephil
The House I Live In, Charlotte Street Films, LLC
How to Survive a Plague, How to Survive a Plague LLC
The Imposter, Imposter Pictures Ltd.
The Invisible War, Chain Camera Pictures
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, Jigsaw Productions in association with
Wider Film Projects and Below the Radar Films
Searching for Sugar Man, Red Box Films
This Is Not a Film, Wide Management
The Waiting Room, Open’hood, Inc.

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