In the United States announced the shortlist of nominees for the “Oscar” among the documentaries

В США объявили шорт-лист номинантов на "Оскар" среди документальных фильмов

Film Academy of the USA has named 15 films from which five will be selected the nominees for the “Oscar” in the category “best documentary”, the picture-investigation of Sergey Yastrzhembskiy “blood ivory” is not included in the shortlist for the prize, reported the website

Publication specializing in news from the world of cinema, refers to the organizers of the prize. On the official website of the Academy the list of tapes included in the shortlist, not yet published.

Among the contenders for the award included the Academy of the painting “Fire at Sea” (Sea fire) Gianfranco Rosi, “Weiner” (Weiner) Josh Krigman and Eliza Steinberg, “Life, Animated” (Animated life), Roger Ross Williams, “O. J.: Made in America” (J. O.: Made in America) Ezra Edelman, “Gleason score” (Gleason) John. Clay Twill “13th” (Thirteenth) ava Marie Duvernay, “Cameraperson” (the man behind the camera) Kréstena of Jonason, “I Am Not Your Negro” (I’m not your Negro), Raoul Peck’s, “The Eagle Huntress” (Hunter eagles), Otto, Bella, “The Ivory Game” (ivory) Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani, “The Witness” (Witness) James Solomon, the “Tower” (the Tower) Kate Maitland, “Hooligan Sparrow” Nanfu Wang, “Zero Days” (Vulnerability is zero-day) Alex Gibney and “Command and Control” by Robert Kenner.

The five nominees will be announced January 24. The winner will be named at the ceremony, the most prestigious award in the world cinema, which will be held in Los Angeles on February 26.

The film former Russian presidential aide and diplomat Sergey Yastrzhembsky “Bloody tusks” talks about the business of ivory in Africa and associated corruption.