So of the short list for the Oscar entries in the Best Documentary category has released. And, one of the picks is the much talked about Blackfish. This list will further come down to five and Blackfish is expected to be a definite entry.
Blackfish is directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite and centres on the captivity of killer whale Tilikum which caused three deaths at Seaworld.
The final nominations will be announced on January 16th, while the ceremony will be held on March 2nd.
Other than Blackfish, here are the lucky few which came in the list: The Act of Killing, The Armstrong Lie, 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, Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington.