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