OSCAR® NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Congrats to all feature and short documentary films nominated for an Oscar® at the 90th Academy Awards. Of the 5 feature documentaries nominated, 4 screened at DOC NYC 2017 in our Short List section:

*Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” Mitten Media, Motto Pictures, Kartemquin Educational Films and WGBH/FRONTLINE

Q&A from DOC NYC 2017 with the Sung family and members of the filmmaking team available here.

*Faces Places,” Ciné Tamaris

Q&A from DOC NYC 2017 with director and subject Agnés Varda available here.

*Icarus,” Netflix Documentary in association with Impact Partners, Diamond Docs, Chicago Media Project and Alex Productions

“Last Men in Aleppo,” Larm Film

*Strong Island,” Yanceville Films and Louverture Films

Introduction from DOC NYC 2017 with director Yance Ford available here.

In the short documentary section, 3 of the 5 nominated films screened at DOC NYC 2017:

*“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

*“Knife Skills,” TFL Films

*“Traffic Stop,” Q-Ball Productions

A special congrationluations to all DOC NYC alums nominated. The 90th Academy Awards® will take place on March 4th, 2018.

Images provided by The Academy®.