DOC NYC Alums Shortlisted For 2019 Oscar® Nominations

It’s been a big year for documentaries: there were 166 films eligible for an Oscar® nomination in the Documentary Feature category. Here at DOC NYC, we had 10 of the 15 shortlisted screen at the 2018 DOC NYC Festival. Congrats to all those nominated!


“Charm City”
“Crime + Punishment”**
“Dark Money”
“The Distant Barking of Dogs”
“Free Solo”**
“Hale County This Morning, This Evening”**
“Minding the Gap”**
“Of Fathers and Sons”*
“On Her Shoulders”**
“The Silence of Others”
“Three Identical Strangers”**
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”**

*Indicates DOC NYC Alum
** Indicates DOC NYC Short List Alum

104 films qualified in the Documentary Short Subject category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  Five DOC NYC Alums have been named on the Short List:


“Black Sheep”
“End Game”**
“Los Comandos”
“My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes”**
“A Night at the Garden”*
“Period. End of Sentence.”
“’63 Boycott”**
“Women of the Gulag”

*Indicates DOC NYC Alum
** Indicates DOC NYC Shorts Short List Alum