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Searching for Sugar Man, The Gatekeepers, 5 Broken Cameras, How to Survive a Plague and The Invisible War are the five Best Documentary Feature nominees for the 85th Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is reportedly poised to revamp the criteria for films vying for the best documentary feature Oscar, adding a rule that to qualify, docs must be reviewed by either the Los Angeles Times or The New York Times.
Senna director Asif Kapadia has hit out at the Academy Awards’ snub of Steve James’s acclaimed doc The Interrupters (pictured), echoing the sentiments of hundreds of Twitter users by describing the omission of the film from the 15-strong best doc feature shortlist as “madness.”
Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill’s In Tahrir Square and Lucy Walker’s The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom are among the eight shortlisted contenders for the 84th Academy Awards’ best Documentary Short Subject category, of which three to five films will earn Oscar nominations.
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