15 Docs, 5 Nominations, 1 Winner

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 15 documentary films that are competing for the 2009 Oscar. Only 5 of these films will be nominated.

Sadly, I’ve only seen one of the films, The Cove, which won the audience award at Hot Docs and Sundance. I’ll be able to watch Sergio and maybe Burma VJ but most of the films are difficult to find.

Have you seen any of the films on this year’s shortlist for the Oscar?

  1. “The Beaches of Agnes,” Agnès Varda, director
  2. “Burma VJ,” Anders Østergaard, director
  3. “The Cove,” Louie Psihoyos, director
  4. “Every Little Step,” James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo, directors
  5. “Facing Ali,” Pete McCormack, director
  6. “Food, Inc.,” Robert Kenner, director
  7. “Garbage Dreams,” Mai Iskander, director
  8. “Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders,” Mark N. Hopkins, director
  9. “The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers,” Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith, directors
  10. “Mugabe and the White African,” Andrew Thompson and Lucy Bailey, directors
  11. “Sergio,” Greg Barker, director
  12. “Soundtrack for a Revolution,” Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman, directors
  13. “Under Our Skin,” Andy Abrahams Wilson, director
  14. “Valentino The Last Emperor,” Matt Tyrnauer, director
  15. “Which Way Home,” Rebecca Cammisa, director

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