OSCARS 2021 x FF
- Feb. 7, 2021

STILL GOING STRONG THIS AWARDS SEASON HERE @FF -- so keep your eyes peeled!

The list of documentary Oscars contenders has been released and a record number are directed by Film Fatales members including the following; please join us in celebrating as well as checking out:



Documentary Features

A Thousand Cuts directed by Ramona Diaz

A Woman's Work directed by Yu Gu

Aggie directed by Catherine Gund

All In: The Fight For Democracy directed by Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortés

Babenco: Tell Me When I Die directed by Bárbara Paz

Belly of the Beast directed by Erika Cohn

Black Boys directed by Sonia Lowman

Boys State directed by Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss

Circus of Books directed by Rachel Mason

Coded Bias directed by Shalini Kantayya

Coming Clean directed by Ondi Timoner

Crip Camp directed by Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht

Dear Santa directed by Dana Nachman

Desert One directed by Barbara Kopple

Fandango at the Wall directed by Varda Bar-Kar

Finding Yingying directed by Jiayan "Jenny" Shi

Freak Power: The Ballot or the Bomb directed by Ajax Phillips

John Lewis: Good Trouble directed by Dawn Porter

Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl directed by Amy Goldstein

La Madrina: The Savage Life of Lorine Padilla directed by Raquel Cepeda

Lift Like a Girl directed by Mayye Zayed

Miss Americana directed by Lana Wilson

Pahokee directed by Ivete Lucas

Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack directed by Deborah Shaffer

River City Drumbeat directed by Anne Flatté

The State of Texas vs. Melissa directed by Sabrina Van Tassel

Stray directed by Elizabeth Lo

The Big Scary "S" Word directed by Yael Bridge

The Donut King directed by Alice Gu

The Infiltrators directed by Christina Ibarra and Alex Rivera

The Way I See It directed by Dawn Porter

We Are the Radical Monarchs directed by Linda Goldstein Knowlton

First Vote directed by Yi Chen


Documentary Shorts

Flower Punk directed by Alison Klayman

Making the Case directed by Jennifer Callahan

Sing Me a Lullaby directed by Tiffany Hsiung

The Crossing directed by Juliana Penaranda-Loftus

Utaqaq directed by Iva Radivojevic

War and Grace directed by Sonia Lowman


Animated Shorts

4 North A directed by Jordan Canning

Kapemahu directed by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu

Loop directed by Erica Milsom



Below are the films directed by Film Fatales members on the Oscars Shortlist announced so far:


Documentary Feature

All In: The Fight For Democracy directed by Lisa Cortés and Liz Garbus

Boys State directed by Amanda McBaine and Jess Moss

Coda directed by Siân Heder

Crip Camp directed by Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht


Documentary Short Subject

Call Center Blues directed by Geeta Gandbhir

Animated ShortKapemahu directed by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu


Original Song

All In: The Fight For Democracy directed by Lisa Cortés and Liz Garbus

Belly of the Beast directed by Erika Cohn