15 films shortlisted for Oscar Best Documentary

Battle is on for 2024 award

by Jennie Kermode

Oscar nominee Bobi Wine: The People’s President
Oscar nominee Bobi Wine: The People’s President

Contenders in the Best Documentary category for the 2024 Oscars were announced today, with a diverse range of themes including US history, international politics, romance in the face of Alzheimer's disease, and the art of creating film audio. The 15 films were whittled down from a list of 167 qualifying films. Only a third of them will go on to receive actual Oscar nominations, and we'll find out which on 23 January.

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