Here Are The List Of Black Titles Shortlisted As Potential Oscar Nominees
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Here Are The List Of Black Titles Shortlisted As Potential Oscar Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the shortlists for nine Oscar categories, including Best Animated Short Film and Best Documentary.

We are pleased to announce that some of our faves, such as Matthew Cherry’s acclaimed short Hair Love and Mati Diop’s award-winning film Atlantics, were shortlisted. The nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards will be announced on January 13.

You can review the full list of titles shortlisted as potential Oscar nominees that are created by or heavily feature Black talent below.

Best International Feature Film

Senegal, Atlantics

France, Les Misérables

Best Documentary Feature

The Apollo

Best Documentary Short Subject

St. Louis Superman 

Music (Original Score)


Music (Original Song)

“Spirit” from The Lion King

“Stand Up” from Harriet

“High Above The Water” from Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

“Letter To My Godfather” from The Black Godfather

Best Animated Short Film

Hair Love

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Dolemite Is My Name



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