The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 84th Academy Awards® has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar® nominations.
The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company.
“The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement,” Purposeful Productions, Inc.
“God Is the Bigger Elvis,” Documentress Films
“In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution,” Downtown Docs
“Incident in New Baghdad,” Morninglight Films
“Pipe Dreams,” Leslie Iwerks Productions
“Saving Face,” Milkhaus/Jungefilm
“The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom,” Supply & Demand Integrated
The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 24, 2012; and the Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012.