Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature

award for documentary movie

The Academy Award for Documentary Feature is one of the most important awards for documentary movies.

Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
CountryUnited States
Presented byAcademy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
First awarded1942
Most recent winnerPippa Ehrlich
James Reed
Craig Foster
My Octopus Teacher (2020)

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In 1942, there was one Documentary category and four winners.

From 1943 there were two separate documentary categories (features and short films)

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