Every Oscar Nominated Documentary Directed by a Woman

Feature and Short Subject. Bold indicates a win.

Feature Films

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  • Ferry Tales
  • Born Into Brothels
  • The Story of the Weeping Camel
  • Tupac: Resurrection
  • Autism Is a World
  • The Children of Leningradsky
  • God Sleeps in Rwanda
  • Deliver Us from Evil
  • Jesus Camp
  • My Country, My Country
  • The Blood of Yingzhou District
  • Recycled Life
  • Rehearsing a Dream
  • War Dance
  • Freeheld
  • The Crown
  • The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)
  • Trouble the Water
  • Smile Pinki
  • The Final Inch
  • The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
  • Which Way Home
  • The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
  • Waste Land
  • Strangers No More
  • Poster Girl
  • The Warriors of Qiugang
  • Saving Face
  • The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement
  • God is the Bigger Elvis
  • The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom
  • Inocente
  • Kings Point
  • Mondays at Racine
  • The Square
  • Karama Has No Walls
  • Citizenfour
  • Last Days in Vietnam
  • Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
  • Joanna
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?
  • A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
  • Chau, Beyond the Lines
  • Last Day of Freedom
  • 13th
  • 4.1 Miles
  • Joe's Violin
  • Faces Places
  • Edith+Eddie
  • Heroin(e)
  • Traffic Stop
  • Free Solo
  • RBG
  • Period. End of Sentence.
  • Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
  • My Octopus Teacher
  • The Mole Agent
  • Time
  • Hunger Ward
  • A Love Song for Latasha