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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards®. One hundred twenty-six pictures had originally qualified in the category.

First off, here what’s missing:

Amy Berg’s West Of Memphis, Central Park Five (winner of the Nyfcc Best Documentary), and Lauren Greenfield’s Queen Of Versailles. It was a great year for Docs, but its sad that these three are off the shortlist.

Below are the 15 in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:

   ”Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” Never Sorry LLC

   ”Bully,” The Bully Project LLC

   ”Chasing Ice,” Exposure

   ”Detropia,” Loki Films

   ”Ethel,” Moxie Firecracker Films

   ”5 Broken Cameras,” Guy DVD Films

   ”The Gatekeepers,” Les Films du Poisson, Dror Moreh Productions, Cinephil

   ”The House I Live In,” Charlotte Street Films, LLC

   ”How to Survive a Plague, »

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