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Entertainment'RBG' and 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' Among 166 Documentaries Submitted for Oscars

23:55  08 november  2018
23:55  08 november  2018 Source:   thewrap.com

Oscars: 25 Films Officially Submitted For Animated Feature Race

Oscars: 25 Films Officially Submitted For Animated Feature Race Oscar organizer the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday revealed a list of 25 films that have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Oscars. The Academy said several of the films on the list have not yet made their required Los Angeles qualifying run. Here’s the full list: “Ana y Bruno” “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” “Early Man” “Fireworks” “Have a Nice Day” “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” “Incredibles 2” “Isle of Dogs” “The Laws of the Universe – Part I” “Liz and the Blue Bird” “Lu over the Wall” “MFKZ” “Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms” “Mirai” “The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl” “On Happin

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won ' t You Be My Neighbor ? takes an intimate look at As Oscar winner Morgan Neville's timely, tear-duct lubricating documentary " Won ' t You Be My Neighbor ?" makes clear, the easily parodied, often underestimated

Won ' t You Be My Neighbor ? is a 2018 American documentary film directed by Morgan Neville about the life and guiding philosophy of Fred Rogers, the host and creator of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. The trailer for the film debuted on what would have been Rogers' 90th birthday, March 20, 2018.

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In a year that has seen multiple documentaries find mainstream success, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the list of 166 docs that have been submitted for Oscar consideration this year.

Among the films on the list are Michael Moore's anti-Trump polemic "Fahrenheit 11/9," as well as CNN Films' Ruth Bader Ginsburg biography "RBG" and Focus' Mister Rogers retrospective "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"

Other films considered frontrunners include "Three Identical Strangers," the wild story of triplets who were separated at birth by a bizarre experiment, "Free Solo," which documents the first ever attempt to climb Yosemite's El Capitan without any climbing gear, and "Dark Money," an investigative report into the influence of billionaires on American democracy through the lens of a Montana congressional race.

Michigan man sentenced to life for neighbor's fatal shooting

Michigan man sentenced to life for neighbor's fatal shooting A western Michigan man will spend the rest of his life in prison in the fatal shooting of a neighbor as she cleared snow near her home.WOOD-TV reports that 64-year-old Wendell Popejoy was sentenced Monday. He was found guilty last month of first-degree murder. Sheila Bonge (BON'-gee) was slain in December 2017 outside her Crockery Township home, northwest of Grand Rapids. Police say she was shot while using a snowblower on an easement that she and neighbors used to get to their driveways. Members of her family found Bonge's body under snowfall down a hill behind Popejoy's house.

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Audience choice nominees include recent documentary awards-circuit players such as “Free Solo,” “Minding the Gap,” “Quincy,” “ Rbg ,” and “ Won ’ t You Be My Neighbor ?” In the Heterodox category, recognizing fiction films that actively blur the line between fiction and documentary , The Orchard and

A shortlist of 15 documentaries will be announced on Dec. 17, with the final nominations announced on Jan. 22. The 91st Academy Awards will be held Feb. 24 in Hollywood.

"Above and Beyond: NASA'S Journey to Tomorrow"

"Active Measures"

"Amazing Grace"

"American Chaos"

"Andy Irons: Kissed by God"

"Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco"

"Avicii: True Stories"

"Bali: Beats of Paradise"

"Bathtubs over Broadway"

"Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché"


"Better Angels"

"Bill Coors: The Will to Live"

"Bisbee '17"

"The Bleeding Edge"

"Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat"

"Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine"

"Call Her Ganda"

"Charm City"

"Chef Flynn"

"The China Hustle"

"Christian Audigier The Vif"

"The Cleaners"


"Crime + Punishment"

"Dark Money"

"Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders"

"The Dawn Wall"

"The Distant Barking of Dogs"

"Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes"


"Eating Animals"


"Fahrenheit 11/9"

"Fail State"

"Family in Transition"

Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

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He won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature for “20 Feet from Stardom” (2013), which profiled professional backup singers. Lara Zarum (Village Voice): “If your cold, cold heart doesn’t melt at some point during ‘ Won ’ t You Be My Neighbor ,’ the documentary about Fred ‘Mister’ Rogers, well, I

“We used RBG and Won ’ t You Be My Neighbor ? as extraordinary trailer targets. Quinn, who co-headed now shuttered RADiUS, helped shepherd Oscar -winners 20 Feet From Stardom The fourth feature documentary from Morgan Neville since 20 Feet From Stardom, Won ’ t You Be My Neighbor

"Far from the Tree"


"The First Patient"

"Foreign Land"

"40 Years in the Making: The Magic Music Movie"

"Free Solo"

"Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable"

"Generation Wealth"

"Ghost Hunting"


"The Gilligan Manifesto"

"The Gospel According to André"

"Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami"

"Graves without a Name"

"The Great Buster: A Celebration"


"Hale County This Morning, This Evening"

"Half the Picture"

"The Heart of Nuba"


"The Homeless Chorus Speaks"



"In Search of Greatness"

"In the Land of Pomegranates"

"Inventing Tomorrow"

"Invisible Hands"


"Jane Fonda in Five Acts"

"John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection"

"The Judge"

"Kangaroo: A Love Hate Story"

"Killer Bees"

"The King"

"King in the Wilderness"

"Kusama – Infinity"

"The Last Race"

"Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy"

"Letter from Masanjia"

"Licu, a Romanian Story"

"Living in the Future's Past"


"Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle"

"Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story"

"Love, Cecil"

"Love, Gilda"

"Love Is Tolerance – Tolerance Is Love – Make Tolerance Great Again!"

"Making The Five Heartbeats"

"Maria by Callas"

"Matangi / Maya / M.I.A."


"Minding the Gap"

"Monrovia, Indiana"

"The Most Unknown"

"New Moon"


"Nossa Chape"

"Of Fathers and Sons"

"Of Love & Law"

"On Her Shoulders"

"Opera about Poland"

"The Opera House"

"The Oslo Diaries"

"The Other Side of Everything"

"The Panama Papers"

"Path of Blood"

"People's Republic of Desire"

"Philosopher King – Lee Teng-hui's Dialogue"

"Pick of the Litter"


"Police Killing"

"Pope Francis – A Man of His Word"

"The Price of Everything"

"The Price of Free"

"Qiu (Inmates)"



"The Rachel Divide"

"The Raft"

"Recovery Boys"

"Restoring Tomorrow"

"Reversing Roe"

"The Road Movie"

"Robin Williams: Come inside My Mind"

"Ruben Blades Is Not My Name"

"Samouni Road"

"Saving Brinton"

"Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland"

"Science Fair"

"Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood"

"Searching for Ingmar Bergman"

"Seeing Allred"

"The Sentence"


"Shot in the Dark"

"The Silence of Others"

"Sisters of the Wilderness"

"A Son of Man"



"Studio 54"

"Summer in the Forest"

"Tea with the Dames"

"That Summer"

"That Way Madness Lies…"

"They Fight"

"They'll Love Me When I'm Dead"

"This Is Congo"

"This Is Home: A Refugee Story"

"Three Identical Strangers"

"To Be Continued"


"Travel Ban"

"The Trial"

"Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace"

"Trust Machine"

"Under the Wire"

"United Skates"

"Unknown Distance"

"Up Down and Sideways"

"The Waldheim Waltz"

"We Could Be Heroes"

"Weed the People"

"What Haunts Us"

"What Lies Upstream"


"Wonderful Losers: A Different World"

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?"

"Yellow Is Forbidden"


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