Thompson on Hollywood

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces eight titles on the shortlist for the Best Documentary Short Oscar. They were chosen from 30 eligible submissions. Five of the films will earn official nominations on January 25, 2011, and one will win a golden statue at the Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 27.

Born Sweet, Cynthia Wade Productions
Killing in the Name, Moxie Firecracker Films
Living for 32, Cuomo Cole Productions
One Thousand Pictures: RFK’s Last Journey, Lichen Films
Poster Girl, Portrayal Films
Strangers No More, Simon & Goodman Picture Company
Sun Come Up, Sun Come Up, LLC
The Warriors of Qiugang, Thomas Lennon Films, Inc.