Oscar Documentary Feature shortlist has been announced!
ART AND CRAFT, Purple Parrot Films
THE CASE AGAINST 8, Day in Court
CITIZEN KOCH, Elsewhere Films
CITIZENFOUR, Praxis Films
FINDING VIVIAN MAIER, Ravine Pictures
THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY, Luminant Media
JODOROWSKY’S DUNE, City Film
KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON, Absolute Clay Productions
THE KILL TEAM, f/8 filmworks
LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM, Moxie Firecracker Films
LIFE ITSELF, Kartemquin Films and Film Rites
THE OVERNIGHTERS, Mile End Films West
THE SALT OF THE EARTH, Decia Films
TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER, Lafayette Film
VIRUNGA, Grain Media
I haven’t seen all of the films on this list, but the ones that I have seen I expect CITIZENFOUR, JODOROWSKY’S DUNE, and LIFE ITSELF to receive Oscar nominations, with CITIZENFOUR winning the Best Documentary Oscar.
Nominees will be announced live on Thursday, January 15, 2015.