The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced there are 15 films remaining in consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 2017 Oscars. According to the Academy’s rules, members of the Academy’s Documentary Branch selected the films that remain on the shortlist. From the list of 15, the Documentary Branch members will choose five nominees that will represent the category at the 89th Academy Awards. The following 15 films made the cut in the category that began with 145 documentary films submitted.
The full list of nominees in all categories will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The 2017 Oscars will take place on February 26th with Jimmy Kimmel confirmed as host. The Academy Awards will air live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.
The following 15 films made the cut in the category that began with 145 documentary films submitted.
“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
“Weiner,” Edgeline Films
“The Witness,” The Witnesses Film
“Zero Days,” Jigsaw Productions