THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL Wins 2022 Oscar for Documentary Short Subject
THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL is the Oscars 2022 Documentary Short Subject Oscar winner! Get complete coverage of all the Oscars 2022 winners on the Oscars Winners page and the full list of 94th Academy Awards winners here on Oscar.com. Five films were narrowed down from a shortlist and competed to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar. The nominees for Documentary Short Subject were: AUDIBLE, LEAD ME HOME, THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL, THREE SONGS FOR BENAZIR and WHEN WE WERE BULLIES. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2022 Documentary Short Subject nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2022 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2022 nominations list right here on Oscar.com.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2022 - DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
Matt Ogens and Geoff McLean
Shaken by a friend's suicide, a deaf high school football player copes with family and relationships while venturing into the hearing world after graduation.
LEAD ME HOME
Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk
The film personalizes the issues faced by the 500,000 Americans coping with homelessness every night, challenging attitudes and showing the scale, scope and diversity of unsheltered America.
THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL
Lucy Harris is one of the greatest living women's basketball players. She won three national trophies, scored the first basket in women's Olympic basketball at the 1976 Olympics, and was drafted to the NBA. Yet how many basketball fans have heard of her today?
THREE SONGS FOR BENAZIR
Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei
Shaista, a young man who is newly married to Benazir and living in a camp for displaced persons in Kabul, struggles to balance his dreams of being the first from his tribe to join the Afghan National Army with the responsibilities of starting a family.
WHEN WE WERE BULLIES
A mind-boggling coincidence leads a filmmaker to track down his fifth grade class – and fifth grade teacher – to examine their memory of and complicity in a bullying incident 50 years ago.