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15 Documentary Features Advance in Oscar Race

"Searching for Sugar Man"
"Searching for Sugar Man"
 Hal Wilson

126 films had originally qualified for the category.

Fifteen films in the documentary feature category will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday. One hundred twenty-six pictures had originally qualified in the category.

PHOTOS: The 8 Studio Picks for Best Picture Oscar

The 15 films in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, Never Sorry LLC (THR's review)
Bully, The Bully Project LLC (THR's review)
Chasing Ice, Exposure (THR's review)
Detropia, Loki Films (THR's review)
Ethel, Moxie Firecracker Films (THR's review)
5 Broken Cameras, Guy DVD Films (THR's review)
The Gatekeepers, Les Films du Poisson, Dror Moreh Productions, Cinephil (THR's review)
The House I Live In, Charlotte Street Films, LLC (THR's review)
How to Survive a Plague, How to Survive a Plague LLC (THR's review)
The Imposter, Imposter Pictures Ltd. (THR's review)
The Invisible War, Chain Camera Pictures (THR's review)
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, Jigsaw Productions in association with Wider Film Projects and Below the Radar Films (THR's review)
Searching for Sugar Man, Red Box Films (THR's review)
This Is Not a Film, Wide Management (THR's review)
The Waiting Room, Open’hood, Inc. (THR's review)

The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live at 5:30 a.m. PT Thursday, Jan.10, at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

ABC will broadcast the Academy Awards live on Sunday, Feb. 24, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

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