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'The Square' among 15 documentary feature films up for Oscar nomination

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This year's Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Documentary Audience Award winner "The Square" was among 15 films the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced as having advanced in their voting process in the Documentary Feature category for the upcoming 86th Oscars®

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According to the Academy, 147 films had originally qualified in the category but the field has now been narrowed down to the 15 films listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

  • "The Act of Killing," Final Cut for Real
  • "The Armstrong Lie," The Kennedy/Marshall Company
  • "Blackfish," Our Turn Productions
  • "The Crash Reel," KP Rides Again
  • "Cutie and the Boxer," Ex Lion Tamer and Cine Mosaic
  • "Dirty Wars," Civic Bakery
  • "First Cousin Once Removed," Experiments in Time, Light & Motion
  • "God Loves Uganda," Full Credit Productions
  • "Life According to Sam," Fine Films
  • "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer," Roast Beef Productions
  • "The Square," Noujaim Films and Maktube Productions
  • "Stories We Tell," National Film Board of Canada
  • "Tim’s Vermeer," High Delft Pictures
  • "20 Feet from Stardom," Gil Friesen Productions and Tremolo Productions
  • "Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington," Tripoli Street

The Academy’s Documentary Branch, which determined the shortlist in a preliminary round of voting, will now select the five nominees from among the 15 titles.

The Oscars nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Academy Awards® for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on the ABC Television Network.

The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

For more info visit: http://www.oscars.org

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