8 docs make Oscar’s short list

Oct 11, 2007 by Ian Evans

As we get closer to awards season, we learn that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has whittled down the field of Documentary Short Subject entries to eight films. These eight will be further narrowed down to three to five nominees.

The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy
  • Freeheld
  • If It Happens
  • La Corona (The Crown)
  • Ochberg’s Orphans
  • Portraits of a Lady
  • Salim Baba
  • Sari’s Mother

The 80th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Stick with DigitalHit.com for all your Academy Awards coverage