From Netflix’s ‘Extremis’ to ‘The White Helmets,’ the films that made the Academy’s shortlist explore many global topics that are ripped from the headlines.

While Hollywood will have to wait a few more weeks for the documentary feature shortlist to be announced Dec. 5, the Academy’s documentary branch has named the 10 shorts (out of 61 submissions) that made the first cut in the category’s runup to the Oscar nominations, which will be announced Jan. 27. The selections come from all corners of the globe, shining light on the triumphs and tragedies surmounted by subjects ranging from Syrian refugees to Holocaust survivors. (…) Read Full Publication Here

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