Monday, 3 November 2014

ALL THE OSCAR-ELIGIBLE DOCS! ALL OF THEM!


Take pity on me. I'm about to type up the 134 films declared eligible for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar this year. Note that these are not necessarily all eligible for main category Oscars; that list will emerge later in the year. Nominations set to arrive on the 15th of January, prior to which a shortlist of 15 features will be made - that's coming next month.

  • Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil le Clerq
  • Ai Wei Wei: The Fake Case
  • Algorithms
  • Alive Inside
  • All You Need Is Love
  • Altina
  • America
  • American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
  • Anita
  • Antarctica: A Year on Ice
  • Art and Craft
  • Awake: The Life of Yogananda
  • The Barefoot Artist
  • The Battered Bastards of Baseball
  • Before You Know It
  • Bitter Honey
  • Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity
  • Botso the Teacher from Tbilisi
  • Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart
  • The Case Against 8
  • Cesar's Last Fast
  • Citizen Koch
  • CitizenFour
  • Code Black
  • Concerning Violence
  • The Culture High
  • Cyber-Seniors
  • DamNation
  • Dancing in Jaffa
  • Death Metal Angola
  • The Decent One
  • Dinosaur 13
  • Do You Know What My Name Is?
  • Documented
  • The Dog
  • E-Team
  • Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
  • Elena
  • Evolution of a Criminal
  • Fed Up
  • Finding Fela
  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Food Chains
  • The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
  • Getting to the Nutcracker
  • Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me
  • Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia
  • The Great Flood
  • The Great Invisible
  • The Green Prince
  • The Hacker Wars
  • The Hadza: Last of the First
  • Hanna Ranch
  • Happy Valley
  • The Hornet's Nest
  • I Am Ali
  • If You Build It
  • The Immortalists
  • The Internet's Own Boy
  • Ivory Tower
  • James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge
  • Jodorowsky's Dune
  • Journey of a Female Comic
  • Keep On Keepin' On
  • Kids for Cash
  • The Kill Team
  • Korengal
  • La Bare
  • Last Days in Vietnam
  • Last Hijack
  • The Last Petrol
  • Levitated Mass
  • Life Itself
  • Little White Lie
  • Llyn Foulkes One Man Band
  • Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
  • Manakamana
  • Merchants of Doubt
  • Mission Blue
  • Mistaken for Strangers
  • Mitt
  • Monk with a Camera
  • Nas: Time is Illmatic
  • National Gallery
  • Next Goal Wins
  • Next Year Jerusalem
  • Night Will Fall
  • No Cameras Allowed
  • Now: In the Wings on a World Stage
  • Occupy the Farm
  • The Only Real Game
  • The Overnighters
  • Particle Fever
  • Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes
  • Pelican Dreams
  • The Pleasures of Being Out of Step
  • Plot for Peace
  • Point and Shoot
  • Poverty Inc.
  • Print the Legend
  • Private Violence
  • Pump
  • Rabindranath Tagore - The Poet of Eternity
  • Red Army
  • Remote Area Medical
  • Rich Hill
  • The Rule
  • The Salt of the Earth
  • Shadows from My Past
  • She's Beautiful When She's Angry
  • A Small Section of the World
  • Smiling Through the Apocalypse - Esquire in the '60s
  • Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon
  • The Supreme Price
  • Tales of the Grim Sleeper
  • Tanzania: The Journey Within
  • This Is Not a Ball
  • Thomas Keating: A Rising Tide of Silence
  • Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
  • True Son
  • 20,000 Days on Earth
  • Unclaimed
  • Under the Electric Sky
  • Underwater Dreams
  • Virunga
  • Waiting for August
  • Walking the Camino: Six Days to Santiago
  • Warsaw Uprising
  • Watchers of the Sky
  • Watermark
  • We Are the Giant
  • We Could Be King
  • Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger
  • A World Not Ours