Oscars: 15 Documentary Features Make Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is out with a finalists for a Best Documentary Feature Oscar, and it includes films about a singers, actors, heroes and a series of hot-button issues. Here is a list of pics that will strive for nominations for a 88th Academy Awards, that will be announced Jan 14:

Amy, On a Corner Films and Universal Music
Best of Enemies, Sandbar
Cartel Land, Our Time Projects and The Documentary Group
Going Clear: Scientology and a Prison of Belief, Jigsaw Productions
He Named Me Malala, Parkes-MacDonald and Little Room
Heart of a Dog, Canal Street Communications
The Hunting Ground, Chain Camera Pictures
Listen to Me Marlon, Passion Pictures
The Look of Silence, Final Cut for Real
Meru, Little Monster Films
3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets, The Filmmaker Fund, Motto Pictures, Lakehouse Films, Actual
Films, JustFilms, MacArthur Foundation and Bertha BRITDOC
We Come as Friends, Adelante Films
What Happened, Miss Simone?, RadicalMedia and Moxie Firecracker
Where to Invade Next, Dog Eat Dog Productions
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, Pray for Ukraine Productions

The prize will be handed out during a Oscarcast on Feb 28 during a Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.