New Oscars Documentary Rules Have Already Qualified More Than 90 Docs

AWARDS BEAT

But voters with lots of time on their hands still can’t see most of the contenders

More than 90 documentaries have already qualified for this year’s Academy Awards, according to new rules put in place by the Academy’s Documentary Branch.

But at a time when many of the members of that branch are self-isolating at home with free time, very few of those films are available for voters to watch.

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Steve Pond

Steve Pond

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