Oscar documentaries announced
Nov 16, 2005, 10:29 GMT
LOS ANGELES, CA, United States (UPI) -- The independent hit 'March of the Penguins' was among 15 documentaries short-listed Tuesday for the upcoming Academy Award nominations.
The list was whittled down from 82 eligible documentaries, The Hollywood Reporter said. The nominees for the 78th annual Academy Awards will be announced Jan. 31.
The other documentaries making the cut include 'After Innocence,' 'The Boys of Baraka,' 'Darwin`s Nightmare,' 'The Devil and Daniel Johnston,' 'Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room,' 'Favela Rising,' 'Mad Hot Ballroom' and 'Murderball.'
Also making the short list are 'Occupation: Dreamland,' 'On Native
Soil: The Documentary of the 9/11 Commission Report,' 'Rize,' 'Street Fight,' '39 Pounds of Love' and 'Unknown White Male,' the Academy said Tuesday.
The Academy Awards will be presented March 5 at Hollywood`s Kodak Theater and televised live by ABC.
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