A fantastic mix of Documentary feature films have just been announced as nominees for Best Documentary at the 2017 Oscars. See the full list below:
Fire at Sea, directed by Gianfranco Rosi and produced by Donatella Palermo.
I Am Not Your Negro, directed by Raoul Peck and produced by Rémi Grellety and Hébert Peck. Look out for it on DocPlay soon.
Life, Animated, directed by Roger Ross Williams and produced by Julie Goldman. look out for it on DocPlay soon.
O.J.: Made in America, directed by Ezra Edelman and produced by Caroline Waterlow has received a 2017 Oscar Nomination for Documentary.
13TH, directed by Ava DuVernay and produced by Spencer Averick and Howard Baris.
Watch our selection of Oscar Winners and Nominees on DocPlay now:
The Oscar-nominated (1999) BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB weaves artist biographies with a glimpse of modern Cuba remembering its past, capturing a lost culture in music that is suddenly, unexpectedly revived for audiences in Havana and around the world. A loving master class in Cuban music, with a vital cast of aging performers whose energy and passion belie their years.
A secret army. A war without end. A journalist determined to uncover the truth. Nominated for Best Documentary in 2013.
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, author of the international bestseller Blackwater, journeys into the hidden world of America's covert wars, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia, and beyond.
One of the year's most terrifying true stories. Nominated for Best Documentary in 2013.
In this chilling and inventive documentary the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads are challenged to re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love.
Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Documentary (2009), The Cove is an alarming environmental thriller. In 2008, an elite team of scientists, filmmakers and free-divers embarked on a covert mission to expose a shocking secret. What they found was only the tip of the iceberg.
Academy Award winner (2008). A maverick, a dreamer, an artist: Philippe Petit is all of these things and more. On a slightly windy day in the summer of 1974, a lone figure appeared high above the heads of the people of Manhattan, balancing perfectly on a high wire strung between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.