Here are the documentaries on the shortlist for Oscar consideration

Here are the documentaries on the shortlist for Oscar consideration

As 2013 comes to a close, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to winnow the list of potential nominees for select categories. The Academy already put forth a list of the 19 animated films up for consideration back in early November. Now it's released a shortlist of 15 films eligible for nomination in the Best Documentary Feature category, which were culled by a preliminary vote down from 147 eligible contenders. Included are a wide range of films, from The Act Of Killing and Blackfish to 20 Feet From Stardom and Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell (which has already won awards from the New York Film Critics Circle and the National Board of Review). Here's the alphabetical list of all the potential documentary nominees that could be announced on January 26.

The Act Of Killing
The Armstrong Lie
Blackfish
The Crash Reel
Cutie And The Boxer
Dirty Wars
First Cousin Once Removed
God Loves Uganda
Life According To Sam
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
The Square
Stories We Tell
Tim’s Vermeer
20 Feet From Stardom
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