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Oscars 2017: Best Documentary Shortlist Announced, Led by ‘O.J.: Made in America,’ ‘Cameraperson’ and ‘Weiner’

The final five nominees will be announced on January 24.

OJ Made In America

“O.J.: Made in America”

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science has announced the 15 films that comprise this year’s Best Documentary shortlist, with “O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “I Am Not Your Negro” among the unsurprising inclusions. Notably absent, meanwhile, are the likes of “Amanda Knox” and “Jim: The James Foley Story.” A total of 145 features were submitted this year, and the five nominees will be announced on the morning of January 24. Full list below:

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“13th”

Cameraperson

“Command and Control”

“The Eagle Huntress”

“Fire at Sea”

“Gleason”

“Hooligan Sparrow”

“I Am Not Your Negro”

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“The Ivory Game”

“Life, Animated”

“O.J.: Made in America”

“Tower”

“Weiner”

“The Witness”

“Zero Days”

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Comments

HH

“Led by” ? according to who? from what i can tell the list does not rank the films.

    FF

    Yet another example of IndieWire’s sloppy reporting. These are really amateur mistakes.

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