Documentary Feature Oscar Nominations 2021

Documentary Feature Oscar Nominations 2021

The Oscars 2021 Documentary Feature nominations have been announced! Five films are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when the Oscars air LIVE SUNDAY APRIL 25 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for Documentary Feature are: COLLECTIVE, CRIP CAMP, THE MOLE AGENT, MY OCTOPUS TEACHER and TIME. COLLECTIVE is the most nominated documentary feature of the year with two nominations including its nomination for Best International Feature Film. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2021 Documentary Feature nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2021 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2021 nominations list right here on


Alexander Nanau and Bianca Oana

Film Synopsis
The film follows a team of journalists who uncover widespread corruption. After a deadly nightclub fire, the mysterious death of a powerful pharmaceutical firm's owner and the resignation of a health minister, the reporters expose a much larger, even more explosive political scandal.

Nicole Newnham, Jim LeBrecht and Sara Bolder

Film Synopsis
A groundbreaking summer camp galvanizes a group of teens with disabilities to help build a movement, thereby forging a new path toward greater equality.

Maite Alberdi and Marcela Santibáñez

Film Synopsis
When a family grows concerned for their mother's well-being in a retirement home, private investigator Romulo hires 83-year-old Sergio to become a new resident and a mole inside the home. Sergio struggles to balance his assignment with his increasing involvement in the lives of other residents.

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Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed and Craig Foster

Film Synopsis
While swimming in the waters of the Great African Sea Forest, filmmaker and conservationist Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus. After visiting her den every day for months, he eventually wins the animal's trust, and as she shares the secrets of her world, Foster undergoes a transformation.

Garrett Bradley, Lauren Domino and Kellen Quinn

Film Synopsis
In this love story filmed over two decades, indomitable matriarch Fox Rich strives to raise her six sons and keep her family together while fighting for her husband's release from the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola.

The 93rd Oscars, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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