15 Documentary Features Advance in 2014 Oscar Race

Edward Snowden in CitizenFour
Edward Snowden in CitizenFour

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 87th Oscars. One hundred thirty-four films were originally submitted in the category.

The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

  1. “Art and Craft,” Purple Parrot Films
  2. “The Case against 8,” Day in Court
  3. “Citizen Koch,” Elsewhere Films
  4. CitizenFour,” Praxis Films
  5. “Finding Vivian Maier,” Ravine Pictures
  6. “The Internet’s Own Boy,” Luminant Media
  7. “Jodorowsky’s Dune,” City Film
  8. “Keep On Keepin’ On,” Absolute Clay Productions
  9. “The Kill Team,” f/8 filmworks
  10. “Last Days in Vietnam,” Moxie Firecracker Films
  11. “Life Itself,” Kartemquin Films and Film Rites
  12. “The Overnighters,” Mile End Films West
  13. “The Salt of the Earth,” Decia Films
  14. “Tales of the Grim Sleeper,” Lafayette Film
  15. “Virunga,” Grain Media

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

The 87th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

The Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network.

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

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