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2009 Oscar Nominations
For Best Documentary


Congratulations to all the filmmakers! Here are the 2009 Oscar nominations for Best Documentary and Best Documentary Short. 

Best Documentaries for 2009

  • Man on Wire - James Marsh, Simon Chinn
  • (WINNER!) 
  • The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) - Ellen Kuras, Thavisouk Phrasavath

  • Encounters at the End of the World - Werner Herzog, Henry Kaiser

  • The Garden - Scott Hamilton Kennedy

  • Trouble the Water - Tia Lessin, Carl Deal

Best Documentary Short 2009

  • Smile Pinki - Megan Mylan
  • (WINNER!) 
  • The Conscience of Nhem En – Steven Okazaki

  • The Final Inch – Irene Taylor Brodsky, Tom Grant

  • The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306 - Adam Pertofsky, Margaret Hyde

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