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.