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Road to the Oscars: Best Documentary Short Subject

War. Civil rights. Religion. Discrimination. Destruction. While the Academy's list for Best Documentary Short Subject may lack in duration, they more than make for in subject matter, emotion, depth and international scope. Christa Youngpeter has her analysis and her pick in our "Road to the Oscars" series.

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Road to the Oscars: Best Documentary Short

Last year, thousands of Oscar pool participants benefitted when Christa Youngpeter accurately predicted Music by Prudence as the winner for Best Documentary Short Subject. It was the most entertaining award of the show as two competing filmmakers battled on stage to accept the Oscar. This year, Youngpeter takes a look at a fresh crop of five nominees that include films about weighty subjects like war and climate change. She sees the winner highlighting an island you've probably never heard of before.

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