Oscar 2021: Best Documentary Feature–Short List of 15


Fifteen films will advance in the Documentary Feature category for the 93rd Academy Awards.

There were 238 films were eligible in the category.  Nominations of the five finalist nominees will be unveiled in March.

Members of the Documentary Branch vote to determine the shortlist and the five nominees.

The films, listed in alphabetical order by title, are:

“All In: The Fight for Democracy”
“Boys State”
“Crip Camp”
“Dick Johnson Is Dead”
“The Mole Agent”
“My Octopus Teacher”
“The Painter and the Thief”
“76 Days”
“The Truffle Hunters”
“Welcome to Chechnya”