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"Amy," "He Named me Malala" 15 documentary features shortlisted for 2016 Oscar race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today have shortlisted 15 films in the Documentary Feature category to advance in the 88th Academy Awards race.

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New poster for 'Amy' play

New poster for 'Amy'


15 films have been chosen out of 124 films originally submitted in the Documentary Feature category for the 2016 Oscars race.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science have announced that 15 films will advance in the voting process.


From "Amy," to "He Named Me Malala," check out the 15 films;

1. Amy

2. Best of Enemies

3. Cartel Land

4. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

5. He Named Me Malala

6. Heart of a Dog

7. The Hunting Ground

8. Listen to Me Marlon

9. The Look of Silence

10. Meru

11. 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets

12. We Come as Friends

13. What Happened, Miss Simone?

14. Where to Invade Next

15. Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

The academy will select five nominees from the above listed films.

The 88th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at 5:30 a.m. PT at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The 88th Oscars which will be hosted by Chris Rock, will hold on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood.

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