Oscars: 159 Documentary Features Submitted for 2019 Race

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Reprinted from The Hollywood Reporter by Erik Pedersen on November 12, 2019.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released its list of 159 documentary features that have been submitted for the 92nd annual Academy Awards. See the full list [by clicking on the link] below.

A shortlist of 15 films will be announced on December 16.

The Academy notes that several of the films have not had their required Los Angeles and New York qualifying releases yet. Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and comply with all of the category’s other qualifying rules in order to advance in the voting process.

Documentary features that have won a qualifying award at a competitive film festival or have been submitted in the International Feature Film category as their country’s official selection also are eligible in the category. …

THR 11/12

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