94th Academy Awards (2022) | Best Documentary Short Subject: Submissions

The shortlist of competing films will be announced on December 21, 2021 (for the first time, 15 films will be included, rather than the usual 10). They will be whittled down to 5 nominees, which will be announced on February 8, 2022. The Oscars ceremony will follow on March 27, 2022.

In the Notes: links to where you can see them.

1-5 | Nominees
1-15 | Shortlist
16-60 | Most Notable on Festivals
61-82 | Others

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  • The Queen of Basketball

    1

  • Audible

    2

  • Three Songs for Benazir

    3

  • When We Were Bullies

    4

  • Lead Me Home

    5

  • Eagles

    6

  • A Broken House

    7

  • Takeover

    8

  • Day of Rage: How Trump Supporters Took the U.S. Capitol

    9

  • Camp Confidential: America's Secret Nazis

    10

  • Terror Contagion

    11

  • Coded: The Hidden Love of J.C. Leyendecker

    12

  • The Facility

    13

  • Lynching Postcards: Token of a Great Day

    14

  • Sophie & the Baron

    15

  • The Last Cruise

    16

  • Don't Go Tellin' Your Momma

    17

  • Snowy

    18

  • The Doll

    19

  • My Uncle Tudor

    20

  • Joe Buffalo

    21

  • Your Street

    22

  • Ain't No Time For Women

    23

  • The Seeker

    24

  • Elena

    25

  • The Golden Buttons

    26

  • VO

    27

  • Mission: Hebron

    28

  • Listen to the Beat of Our Images

    29

  • The Fantastic

    30

  • The Communion of My Cousin Andrea

    31

  • The Beauty President

    32

  • Shadows of Your Childhood

    33

  • They Won't Call It Murder

    34

  • This Day Won’t Last

    35

  • Seahorse

    36

  • The brother

    37

  • Bree Wayy: Promise Witness Remembrance

    38

  • Dear Philadelphia

    39

  • Rise Up

    40

  • God was Here!

    41

  • The Leaf

    42

  • Mama

    43

  • R.I.P. T-Shirts

    44

  • Meltdown in Dixie

    45

  • What You’ll Remember

    46

  • First Birthday After the Apocalypse

    47

  • All Riders

    48

  • Eagles Rest in Liangshan

    49

  • Nothing to Declare

    50

  • Why Didn’t You Stay for Me?

    51

  • A View From Above

    52

  • 57 Days

    53

  • Say His Name: Five Days for George Floyd

    54

  • Team Meryland

    55

  • The Love and Death of Yosef and Zilli

    56

  • Spirit Never Dies, Only Transitions

    57

  • The Siege

    58

  • 84

    59

  • The Invisible Monster

    60

  • Firefly

    61

  • Dakhla: Cinema and Oblivion

    62

  • Dial Home

    63

  • Alturas

    64

  • Right to Try

    65

  • Dora Sena

    66

  • From Devil’s Breath

    67

  • Father Mychal's Blessing

    68

  • Petit Rat

    69

  • Not Just a Name

    70

  • Farmer, A Way of Life

    71

  • Garage Romantic

    72

  • One All the Way

    73

  • Sensitive Data

    74

  • Lost Contact

    75

  • To Grow Under a Wild Cherry Tree

    76

  • When They're Gone

    77

  • The Last Miller

    78

  • B.L.I.N.D: Born to Live In Near Darkness

    79

  • From West Baltimore: Chasing Dreams

    80