2020 Oscar Predictions

Updated February 25th, 2021

A Love Song for Latasha (Netflix)

1. A Love Song for Latasha

A reimagined narrative of Latasha Harlins through intimate memories shared by her cousin and best friend.

2. Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa

At the Philadelphia abortion help line, counselors arrive each morning to a nonstop ring of calls from women and teens who are seeking to end a pregnancy but can't afford to.

3. What Would Sophia Loren Do?

What Would Sophia Loren Do? is an 2021 American documentary short film, directed by Ross Kauffman. It follows Nancy Kulik, who finds her joy in the life of her idol Sophia Loren. It was released on January 15, 2021, by Netflix.

4. Hysterical Girl

Sigmund Freud's sole case study of a female patient is re-examined from a modern feminist perspective.

5. Call Center Blues

A portrait of a community in the United States that is composed of deportees and their loved ones struggling to rebuild their lives in Tijuana, Mexico.

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6. Hunger Ward

Filmed from inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in Yemen, HUNGER WARD documents two female health care workers fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war. The film provides an unflinching portrait of Dr. Aida Alsadeeq and Nurse Mekkia Mahdi as they try to save the lives of hunger-stricken children within a population on the brink of famine.

7. The Speed Cubers

The Speed Cubers is a documentary on the lives of speedcubing champions Max Park and Feliks Zemdegs. Some of the footage was shot at the World Cube Association's World Championships 2019 held in Melbourne, Australia.

8. A Concerto Is a Conversation

A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family's lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

9. Colette

Former French Resistance member Colette Marin-Catherine refused to step foot in Germany for 74 years. That changes when a young history student named Lucie enters her life and convinces her to visit the concentration camp where the Nazis killed her brother.

10. Do Not Split

In 2019 Hong Kong was rocked by the largest protests since Britain handed back the area to China in 1997. This is the story of the protests, told through a series of demonstrations by local protesters that escalate into conflict when highly armed police appear on the scene.