Documentary short-list released

It’s here! It’s here! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced it’s documentary shortlist that includes 15 feature length documentaries to be considered for this year’s 82nd annual Academy Awards. After viewing the list, it is safe to say that Tyson, the up close and personal look at boxer Mike Tyson, was snubbed out of a chance to be awarded. Those bastards! Here the list:

“The Beaches of Agnes”
Agnes Varda, director (Cine-Tamaris)

“Burma VJ”
Anders Ostergaard, director (Magic Hour Films)

“The Cove”
Louie Psihoyos, director (Oceanic Preservation Society)

“Every Little Step”
James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo, directors (Endgame Entertainment)

“Facing Ali”
Pete McCormack, director (Network Films Inc.)

“Food, Inc.”
Robert Kenner, director (Robert Kenner Films)

“Garbage Dreams”
Mai Iskander, director (Iskander Films, Inc.)

“Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders”
Mark N. Hopkins, director (Red Floor Pictures LLC)

“The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers”
Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith, directors (Kovno Communications)

“Mugabe and the White African”
Andrew Thompson and Lucy Bailey, directors (Arturi Films Limited)

“Sergio”
Greg Barker, director (Passion Pictures and Silverbridge Productions)

“Soundtrack for a Revolution”
Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman, directors (Freedom Song Productions)

“Under Our Skin”
Andy Abrahams Wilson, director (Open Eye Pictures)

“Valentino The Last Emperor”
Matt Tyrnauer, director (Acolyte Films)

“Which Way Home”
Rebecca Cammisa, director (Mr. Mudd)

Your comments please because I have not seen them all.

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One comment

  1. Liligi · December 15, 2009

    Food, Inc., I’ve seen. So eye-opening you’ll question everything you eat from now on. You should really watch it. I haven’t seen the others tho. : (

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