Documentary Shorts Oscars Shortlist Announced

November 18, 2013 By:
Documentary Shorts Oscars Shortlist Announced
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Believe it or not, the Academy Awards are already well underway. Hey, it's the industry that never sleeps! The first category to generate Oscar buzz? Documentary Short Subject.

Out of 40 eligible entries, eight films rise as contenders on the shortlist, three to five of which will later be announced as official nominees:

–      “CaveDigger”

–      “Facing Fear”

–      “Jujitsu-ing Reality”

–      “Karama Has No Walls”

–      “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life”

–      “Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall”

–      “Recollections”

–      “SLOMO”

These are the little documentary films that could and we wish them all the best of luck!

The Academy Awards airs Sunday, March 2, 2014 live from LA.