87th Oscars: Best Documentary Feature Shortlist Announced

citizenfour-300x160The Best Documentary Feature Oscar shortlist was just announced, winnowing down the 134 qualifiers to just fifteen contenders. The five final nominees for the category will be revealed on Thursday, January 15.

Congratulations go to all the filmmakers for making it on to this list, especially the six Sundance alums and the ten DOC NYC alums!

Here is the official shortlist, with links to my previous coverage where available:

ART AND CRAFT

THE CASE AGAINST 8

CITIZEN KOCH

CITIZENFOUR

FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY

JODOROWSKY’S DUNE

KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON

THE KILL TEAM

LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM

LIFE ITSELF

THE OVERNIGHTERS

SALT OF THE EARTH

TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER

VIRUNGA

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