Oscars: Documentary Short Subject Contenders Unveiled

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced the Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 89th Academy Awards. Five nominees will be chosen from the list of 10 films.

The movies, in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies, are listed below.

Brillo Box (3¢ Off), Brillo Box Documentary
Close Ties, Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Association
Extremis, f/8 Filmworks in association with Motto Pictures
4.1 Miles, University of California, Berkeley
Frame 394, Compy Films
Joe’s Violin, Lucky Two Productions
The Mute’s House, The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School
The Other Side of Home, Feeln
Watani: My Homeland, ITN Productions
The White Helmets, Grain Media and Violet Films

Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 24. The Oscars will be held Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC. The awards ceremony also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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