10 Short Documentaries up for Oscar Consideration

“10 DOC SHORTS ON OSCAR’S 2015 SHORTLIST”

Out of 74 short documentaries submitted for Oscar consideration, here are the 10 powerful short films from which five will become Academy Award nominees:

“Body Team 12,” RYOT Films and Vulcan Productions

“Chau, Beyond the Lines,” Cynasty Films

“Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah,” Jet Black Iris America

“50 Feet from Syria,” Spin Film

“A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness,” SOC Films

Synopsis via IMDb: “More than a 1000 women are killed in the name of ‘honor’ in Pakistan every year. A Girl in the River: The price of forgiveness follows the story of a rare survivor who falls in love and lives to tell the tale.”

“Last Day of Freedom,” Living Condition

“Minerita,” Kanaki Films

“My Enemy, My Brother,” Fathom Film Group

“Starting Point,” Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Association

“The Testimony,” Atria Film in association with Escape Artists

Via the film’s Official Facebook pageThe Testimony  is “An unprecedented glimpse into the unshakable resilience of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo through the lens of the largest rape tribunal ever in the country’s history. “

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