Oscars: 10 Documentary Shorts Advance in the Race

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The films are advancing from a field of 77 eligible entries.

Ten contenders remain in the field for the documentary short subject Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday.

These were selected by the Academy’s documentary branch from a field of 77 eligible entries. The 10 films are:

Alone, The New York Times
Edith+Eddie, Heart Is Red and Kartemquin Films
Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405, Stiefel & Co.
Heroin(e), A Netflix Original Documentary in association with The Center for Investigative Reporting, A Requisite Media Production
Kayayo – The Living Shopping Baskets, Integral Film
Knife Skills, TFL Films
116 Cameras, Birdling Films
Ram Dass, Going Home, Further Pictures
Ten Meter Tower, Plattform Produktion
Traffic Stop, Q-Ball Productions