Watch trailers and find out more about the Documentary nominees in 2015.
20 FEET FROM STARDOM
- Director: Morgan Neville
- In this feel-good documentary, Neville shines turns the spotlight on the hit-making contributions of longtime backup singers like Darlene Love and Merry Clayton.
20,000 DAYS ON EARTH
- Directors: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard
- A therapist's questions and a visit to a voluminous archive propel a dramatisation of a day in the life of musician and cultural icon Nick Cave.
- Director: Laura Poitras
- After Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from someone with information on the government's massive covert-surveillance programs, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong to meet the sender, who turned out to be Edward Snowden.
FINDING VIVIAN MAIER
- Directors: Charles Siskel, John Maloof, Charlie Siskel
- The life and work of career nanny Vivian Maier and her amazing collection of 100,000 photographs.
- Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
- Virunga is the true story of a group of brave people risking their lives to build a better future in a part of Africa the world's forgotten and an insightful expose of the realities of life in the Congo.