8 Doc Shorts on the Shortlist
Beverly Hills, CA ‚Äî The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject entries for the 81st Academy Awards¬Æ has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar¬Æ nominations.
Voters from the Academy‚Äôs Documentary Branch viewed this year‚Äôs 31 eligible contenders and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for tabulation.
The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order:
‚ÄúThe Conscience of Nhem En‚Äù
‚ÄúDavid McCullough: Painting with Words‚Äù
‚ÄúThe Final Inch‚Äù
‚ÄúTongzhi in Love‚Äù
‚ÄúViva La Causa‚Äù
‚ÄúThe Witness from the Balcony of Room 306‚Äù