OSCARS: Documentary Feature Shortlist Unveiled – See Which Films Made the Cut!

Critics' Choice Documentary Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released its documentary feature shortlist today. Familiar names such as “Weiner,” “13th,” “The Eagle Huntress,” “O.J.: Made in America,” “Gleason” and more made the list.

The shortlist for Best Documentary Feature is:

“Cameraperson,” Big Mouth Productions
“Command and Control,” American Experience Films/PBS
“The Eagle Huntress,” Stacey Reiss Productions, Kissiki Films and 19340 Productions
“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
“Tower,” Go-Valley
“Weiner,” Edgeline Films
“The Witness,” The Witnesses Film
“Zero Days,” Jigsaw Productions

The list was whittled down from 145 qualifying films by the Academy’s Documentary Branch. The branch now chooses five from the above list for Oscar nominations, which will be announced Jan. 24.

The Oscars will air live on ABC on Feb. 26.

Tell us: What do you think of the shortlist for Best Documentary Feature? Are there any major snubs or misses? Let us know in the comments below!