Best Documentary Short Film – 2016

Films are ranked in order of likelihood of being nominated.

*These are honestly just best guesses. This category is usually a crapshoot.*

List Last Updated: 1/10/17

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1) The White Helmets

  • Distributor: Netflix
  • Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
  • Where You Can See It: Netflix

 

2) Extremis

  • Distributor: Netflix
  • Director: Dan Krauss
  • Where You Can See It: Netflix

 

3) Joe’s Violin

  • Distributor: Lucky Two Productions
  • Director: Kahane Cooperman

 

4) The Mute’s House

  • Distributor: Sam Spiegel Film & Television School
  • DirectorTamar Kay

 

5) 4.1 Miles

  • Distributor: University of California Berkeley
  • Director: Daphne Matziaraki

 

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6) Frame 394

  • DirectorRich Williamson

 

7) The Other Side of Home

  • Distributor: FeeIn See
  • Director: Nare Mkrtchyan

 

8) Watani: My Homeland

 

9) Brillo Box (3¢ off)

  • Distributor: HBO Documentary Films
  • Director: Lisanne Skyler

 

10) Close Ties

  • Distributor: Munk Studio/Polish Filmmakers Association
  • Director: Zofia Kowalewska