Saturday, October 10, 2009

82nd Academy Awards – Documentary Short Shortlist

Yesterday the Academy published the first shortlist of the season and here are the eight (8) Short Documentaries selected to be eligible for three to five nominations.

China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province, Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill, USA,2009 (aired on HBO)
The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner, Daniel Junge, USA
The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant, Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, USA (aired on HBO)
Lt. Watada (aka In the Name of Democracy: The Story of Lt. Ehren Watada), Nina Rosenblum, 2009
Music by Prudence, Roger Ross Williams, USA (HBO)
Królik po berlinsku (Rabbit à la Berlin), Bartosz Konopka, Poland and Germany, 2009
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak, Lance Bangs and Spike Jonze, USA, 2009 (will premiere on HBO Oct 14)
Woman Rebel, Kiran Deol, Nepal and USA, 2009

Some names have links to their official site where you will find info, trailers and/or pics.

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