So, the Oscar nominations came this morning and my formula worked to perfection - 3 of the "name" documentaries were nominated (the three I predicted, in fact), plus one international and one political (these I missed). The feature documentary Oscar nominees are:
Directed by Hubert Sauper
The introduction of a new fish species into Africa's Lake Victoria brings about massive changes in the ecological and economic realities of the region.
Mille et une productions/coop99 filmproduktion/Saga Film
Winner - Best Documentary, European Film Awards
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Directed by Alex Gibney
The full story behind what happened behind the scenes at one of the greatest corporate cons in recent memory.
HDNet Films/2929 Entertainment/Magnolia Pictures
March of the Penguins
Directed by Luc Jacquet
Penguins make a long trek in order to mate and bear offspring.
Buena Vista International Film Production/Canal+/APC/The French Polar Institute/Warner Independent Pictures/National Geographic Feature Films