8 docs still in race for 78th Oscars

Oct 12, 2005 by Ian Evans

As we start heading down the road to the 78th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that the field of Short Documentary entries has been reduced to eight films from which three to five nominees will eventually be selected.

The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Abused
  • The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club
  • Dimmer
  • God Sleeps in Rwanda
  • Mr. Mergler’s Gift
  • The Mushroom Club
  • A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin
  • Positively Naked

The 78th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 31, 2006, at 5:30 a.m. PST, in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Stick with DigitalHit.com for all your 78th Annual Academy Awards coverage.