Today the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced the 15 movies that made the shortlist for this year's Best Documentary Feature award. And they are… (drumroll)…

The Beaches Of Agnes, Agnès Varda
Burma VJ, Anders Østergaard
The Cove, Louie Psihoyos
Every Little Step, James D. Stern & Adam Del Deo
Facing Ali, Pete McCormack
Food, Inc., Robert Kenner
Garbage Dreams, Mai Iskander
Living in Emergency: Stories Of Doctors Without Borders, Mark N. Hopkins
The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg And The Pentagon Papers, Judith Ehrlich & Rick Goldsmith
Mugabe And The White African, Andrew Thompson & Lucy Bailey
Sergio, Greg Barker
Soundtrack For A Revolution, Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman
Under Our Skin, Andy Abrahams Wilson
Valentino: The Last Emperor, Matt Tyrnauer
Which Way Home, Rebecca Cammisa


There are a few notable omissions: Afghan Star, Anvil: The Story Of Anvil, Capitalism: A Love Story, Collapse, Crude, Earth Days, Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead, The September Issue, Tyson, and We Live In Public, to name a few. (That's assuming those films were eligible for this year's Oscars; not necessarily a given.) Still, some worthy docs here. What will be The Final Five?