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Oscars 2016: 124 documentaries submitted for consideration

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Peter Kramer/AP

A total of 124 films have been submitted for consideration in the documentary feature category for the 2016 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday.

The number is 10 fewer than last year’s class, which followed a record 151 submissions in 2013.

Among the high-profile contenders are Amy, Where to Invade Next, He Named Me Malala, The Wolf Pack, The Look of Silence, Batkid Begins, and Cartel Land.

Several of the submitted films have not yet had their required qualifying releases in Los Angeles and New York, the Academy said.

The 124 documentaries will be narrowed down to a shortlist of 15 in December, and the final five will be named when Oscar nominees are announced Jan. 14. The 88th Oscars will be held Feb. 28, with Chris Rock hosting.

The full list of feature documentary submissions is:

  • Above and Beyond
  • All Things Must Pass
  • Amy
  • The Armor of Light
  • Ballet 422
  • Batkid Begins
  • Becoming Bulletproof
  • Being Evel
  • Beltracchi — The Art of Forgery
  • Best of Enemies
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
  • Bolshoi Babylon
  • Brand: A Second Coming
  • A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
  • Call Me Lucky
  • Cartel Land
  • Censored Voices
  • Champs
  • CodeGirl
  • Coming Home
  • Dark Horse
  • Deli Man
  • Dior and I
  • The Diplomat
  • (Dis)Honesty — The Truth about Lies
  • Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll
  • Dreamcatcher
  • dream/killer
  • Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
  • Eating Happiness
  • Every Last Child
  • Evidence of Harm
  • Farewell to Hollywood
  • Finders Keepers
  • The Forecaster
  • Frame by Frame
  • Gardeners of Eden
  • A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile
  • Godspeed: The Story of Page Jones
  • Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
  • He Named Me Malala
  • Heart of a Dog
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut
  • How to Change the World
  • Human
  • The Hunting Ground
  • I Am Chris Farley
  • In Jackson Heights
  • In My Father’s House
  • India’s Daughter
  • Ingrid Bergman — In Her Own Words
  • Iraqi Odyssey
  • Iris
  • Janis: Little Girl Blue
  • Karski & the Lords of Humanity
  • Killing Them Safely
  • Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
  • Lambert & Stamp
  • A Lego Brickumentary
  • Listen to Me Marlon
  • Live from New York!
  • The Look of Silence
  • Meet the Patels
  • Meru
  • The Mind of Mark DeFriest
  • Misery Loves Comedy
  • Monkey Kingdom
  • A Murder in the Park
  • My Italian Secret
  • My Voice, My Life
  • 1971
  • Of Men and War
  • One Cut, One Life
  • Only the Dead See the End of War
  • The Outrageous Sophie Tucker
  • Peace Officer
  • The Pearl Button
  • Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer
  • Poached
  • Polyfaces
  • The Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers
  • Prophet’s Prey
  • Racing Extinction
  • The Resurrection of Jake the Snake
  • Ride the Thunder — A Vietnam War Story of Victory & Betrayal
  • Rosenwald
  • The Russian Woodpecker
  • Searching for Home: Coming Back from War
  • Seeds of Time
  • Sembene!
  • The Seven Five
  • Seymour: An Introduction
  • Sherpa
  • A Sinner in Mecca
  • Something Better to Come
  • Song from the Forest
  • Song of Lahore
  • Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
  • Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans
  • Stray Dog
  • Sunshine Superman
  • Sweet Micky for President
  • Tab Hunter Confidential
  • The Tainted Veil
  • Tap World
  • (T)error
  • Thao’s Library
  • Those Who Feel the Fire Burning
  • 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets
  • The Touch of an Angel
  • TransFatty Lives
  • The True Cost
  • Twinsters
  • Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists
  • The Wanted 18
  • We Are Many
  • We Come as Friends
  • We Were Not Just … Bicycle Thieves. Neorealism
  • Welcome to Leith
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?
  • What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy
  • Where to Invade Next
  • Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom
  • The Wolfpack