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2019 Oscar Predictions – Best Documentary Short Subject

The short film categories are some of the hardest to predict. These films don’t receive traditional Oscar campaigns, which would act to suss out front-runners. In lieu of that, one must look at general trends, distributors, aesthetic qualities, and word of mouth.

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The Nominees:

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2019 Oscar Shortlisted Short Film Reviews – Black Sheep, Marguerite, My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes

There are 30 short films which are shortlisted for Academy Awards across the three shorts categories—Best Live Action Short, Best Animated Short, and Best Documentary Short Subject. This will be cut in half come January 22nd. Before that happens, let’s take a look at a few of the shorts vying for nomination.

 

Black Sheep

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This documentary short, commissioned by The Guardian, tells the story of a man who, as a youth, Continue reading 2019 Oscar Shortlisted Short Film Reviews – Black Sheep, Marguerite, My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes

2018 Academy Awards Predictions – Best Documentary Short Subject

Finally, I can close out my 2018 (very inaccurate) Oscar predictions with a look at the Best Documentary Short Subject category. Having discovered that all of the short films will (or soon will) be available to stream online, I took the time to brush up on them.

And, let me tell you, this is a tight race.

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The Nominees:

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2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Documentary Short Subject

 

The Nominees:

  • Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 — Ellen Goosenberg Kent, Dana Perry
  • Joanna — Aneta Kopacz
  • Our Curse — Tomasz Sliwinski, Maciej Slesicki
  • The Reaper — Gabriel Serra
  • White Earth — Christian Jensen

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