The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company.
- “The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement,” Purposeful Productions, Inc.
- “God Is the Bigger Elvis,” Documentress Films
- “In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution,” Downtown Docs
- “Incident in New Baghdad,” Morninglight Films
- “Pipe Dreams,” Leslie Iwerks Productions
- “Saving Face,” Milkhaus/Jungefilm
- “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom,” Supply & Demand Integrated
- “Witness,” Buche
Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 35 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for tabulation.
The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.