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2021 Oscars Predictions:
Best Documentary Feature
Updated: Oct. 8, 2020 (Pre-season)
With the election less than a month away, many films may become contingent on the outcome of Biden versus Trump. “All In: The Fight for Democracy
” and “Boys State
” are early favorites while “Dick Johnson is Dead
” gives a welcoming balance to a devastating subject.