Eight doc shorts on Oscar shortlist

Oct 11, 2012 by Ian Evans

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 85th Academy Awards® to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar® nominations.

The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

  • The Education of Mohammad Hussein, Loki Films
  • Inocente, Shine Global, Inc.
  • Kings Point, Kings Point Documentary, Inc.
  • Mondays at Racine, Cynthia Wade Productions
  • Open Heart, Urban Landscapes Inc.
  • ParaĆ­so, The Strangebird Company
  • The Perfect Fit, SDI Productions Ltd.
  • Redemption, Downtown Docs

The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on January 10, 2013, while the ceremony itself takes place on Sunday, February 24, 2013.

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