DOC NYC Alums Nominated For 2019 Oscars®

Out of the 166 films eligible for an Oscar® nomination in the Documentary Feature category, five have been nominated. This year, the five films up for the Oscar® screened at DOC NYC. Congrats to all our alums!


“Free Solo”** (Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes and Shannon Dill)
“Hale County This Morning, This Evening”** (Ramell Ross, Joslyn Barnes and Su Kim)
“Minding the Gap”** (Bing Liu and Diane Quon)
“Of Fathers and Sons”* Talal Derki, Ansgar Frerich, Eva Kemme and Tobias N. Siebert)
“RBG”** (Betsy West and Julie Cohen)

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

104 films qualified in the Documentary Short Subject category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  2 DOC NYC Alums have been nominated:


“Black Sheep” (Ed Perkins and Jonathan Chinn)
“End Game”** (Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman)
“Lifeboat” (Skye Fitzgerald and Bryn Mooser)
“A Night at the Garden”* (Marshall Curry)
“Period. End of Sentence.” (Rayka Zehtabachi and Melissa Berton)

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