The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled a shortlist of 8 finalists for Oscar nomination in the short documentary category.The contenders, which were chosen from this year’s 31 eligible entries by volunteers academy voters, are:
“The Education of Mohammad Hussein,” Loki Films
“Inocente,” Shine Global, Inc.
“Kings Point,” Kings Point Documentary, Inc.
“Mondays at Racine,” Cynthia Wade Productions
“Open Heart,” Urban Landscapes Inc.
“ParaÍso,” The Strangebird Company
“The Perfect Fit,” SDI Productions Ltd.
“Redemption,” Downtown Docs
Three to five of the above projects will be announced on January 10th as the nominees in the short documentary category at the the 85th Academy Awards.