UPDATE: The 2022 Best Documentary winner was Summer of Soul.
As film releases returned to theaters this year, there are many films to consider for best documentary at the 2021 Oscars. With works of non-fiction and storytelling unrestricted from traditional filmmaking, the documentaries in this year's potential nominees offer a variety of raw and enlightening films. Including the animated documentary Flee.
From the inspiring story of The Rescue, which is about rescuing a youth soccer team that became trapped in a cave in Thailand, these films displayed the true power of human spirit and its potential.
Make your 2022 Oscars predictions by voting up the nominees you think will win, and don't miss the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday, March 27, 2022.
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Questlove's Summer of Soul won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.