Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Best Documentary Race

According to indieWIRE, the Academy has named 15 films which will compete for the five slots for the Best Documentary category for the 2008 Oscars. If you want to get a better idea which films to choose, here's the list:

- At the Death House Door (Peter Gilbert, Steve James)
- The Betrayal (Ellen Kuras)
- Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh (Roberta Grossman)
- Encounters at the End of the World (Werner Herzog)
- Fuel (Josh Tickell)
- The Garden (Scott Hamilton Kennedy)
- Glass: A Portrait of Phillip in Twelve Parts (Scott Hicks)
- I.O.U.S.A. (Patrick Creadon)
- In a Dream (Jeremiah Zagar)
- Made in America (Stacy Peralta)
- Man on Wire (James Marsh)
- Pray the Devil Back to Hell (Gini Reticker)
- Standard Operating Procedure (Errol Morris)
- They Killed Sister Dorothy (Daniel Junge)
- Trouble the Water (Carl Deal, Tia Lessin)

We'll keep you posted...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Josh Tickell's film FUEL is amazing- truly inspiring. Required viewing for anyone interested in moving the country (and the world) past our oil addiction. The last third of the movie will open your eyes and your heart. I loved this film!!!

Jeff G.
Portland, OR