The category of best documentary feature at the 2019 Academy Awards includes a diverse group of filmmakers, styles, and subjects. In this bonus episode of On Docs, host Colin Ellis sits down with producers Chantal Braganza and Matthew O’Mara to discuss this year’s crop of nominees: Free Solo, R.B.G., Minding the Gap, Of Fathers and Sons, and Hale County This Morning, This Evening. What made these docs stand out in a crowded field, and which one deserves to take home Oscar gold?
Host: Colin Ellis, Producer: Chantal Braganza, Technical Producer: Matthew O'Mara, Production Coordinator: Nikki Ashworth and Jonathan Halliwell, Podcast Manager: Hannah Sung.
Minding the Gap: Hulu/youtube.com
Of Fathers and Sons: Basis Berlin Filmproduktion/youtube.com
RBG: Cable News Network/youtube.com
Free Solo: National Geographic Documentary Films/
Hale Country: Louverture Films/youtube.com