Oscar 2006: Academy's Short List of Documentaries

Nov 15, 2006–The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 79th Academy Awards. Field has been narrowed down from 81 eligible docs.

The films are “Blindsight,” “Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore,” “Deliver Us From Evil,” “The Ground Truth,” “An Inconvenient Truth,” “Iraq in Fragments,” “Jesus Camp,” “Jonestown: The Life and Death of People's Temple,” “My Country, My Country,” “Shut Up & Sing,” “Sisters in Law,” “Storm of Emotions,” “The Trials of Darryl Hunt,” “An Unreasonable Man” and “The War Tapes.”

Documentary Branch members will announce the final five nominees on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 5:30 a.m. PST in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The awards will be presented on Sunday, February 25, live on ABC.