11 films eligible for Best Doc Oscar

Nov 17, 2004 by Ian Evans

The Academy announced the list of films that will continue on in the voting process in the category of Best Documentary Feature for the 77th Academy Awards®.

The 12 films from which the five nominees will be selected are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Born into Brothels
  • Home of the Brave
  • Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train
  • In the Realms of the Unreal
  • Riding Giants
  • The Ritchie Boys
  • The Story of the Weeping Camel
  • Super Size Me
  • Tell Them Who You Are
  • Touching the Void
  • Tupac: Resurrection
  • Twist of Faith
Eligible documentaries were screened by the Documentary Branch Screening Committee, made up of members of the branch who serve on a volunteer basis. The above films were chosen after a preliminary round of screenings.

The nominated films will be announced along with nominations in 24 other categories on Tuesday, January 25, at 5:30 a.m. PST . Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2004 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2005 , from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland® . The Oscars will be televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5:00 p.m. PST

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