Bryan Fogel’s Icarus and Yance Ford’s Strong Island are officially in the running for an Oscar in the Documentary Feature category.
Announced Jan. 23, 2018, the Academy Awards nominee list has been whittled down from a shortlist of 15 to five potential Best Documentary and Best Documentary Short candidates.
Among the nominees for Best Doc are: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, Faces Places, Icarus, Last Men in Aleppo and Strong Island.
In the Best Documentary Short category, Edith+Eddie, Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405, Heroin(e), Knife Skills and Traffic Stop are in the running for a trophy.
The 90th Academy Award winners will be announced March 4.
The list of nominated non-fiction films, with names of the directors and producers nominated for Academy Awards, follows below:
ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL
Steve James, Mark Mitten and Julie Goldman
Agnès Varda, JR and Rosalie Varda
Bryan Fogel and Dan Cogan
LAST MEN IN ALEPPO
Feras Fayyad, Kareem Abeed and Søren Steen Jespersen
Yance Ford and Joslyn Barnes
DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
Laura Checkoway and Thomas Lee Wright
HEAVEN IS A TRAFFIC JAM ON THE 405
Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon
Kate Davis and David Heilbroner