The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the field of documentary short subject contenders for the 87th Academy Awards has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar nominations.
Voters from the Academy’s documentary branch viewed this year’s 58 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for tabulation.
The eight films are:
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1, Perry Films
Joanna, Wajda Studio
Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace, Show of Force
The Lion’s Mouth Opens, Tree Tree Tree
One Child, New York University
Our Curse, Warsaw Film School
The Reaper (La Parka) , Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica
White Earth, Weary Traveler
The Academy Awards nominations will be announced Jan. 15.