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Amy Winehouse film shortlisted for Best Documentary award at 2016 Oscars

Screen Shot 2015-12-02 at 12.35.35Recent Amy Winehouse film, Amy, has been shortlisted for an Oscar.

Asif Kapadia’s documentary about the late British singer was released in July to vast critical acclaim and became the biggest British documentary ever at the UK box office.

Now, Amy has been shortlisted for the Best Documentary award at next year’s Oscars ceremony.

Nina Simone biopic What Happened, Miss Simone? and Laurie Anderson’s Heart Of A Dog are other music-related documentaries nominated, but Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck failed to make the cut.

The shortlist will be reduced to five nominations on January 14. The Oscars 2016 ceremony itself will be held on February 28.

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