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The 91st Oscars are coming up this Sunday. Among the awards that will be presented are Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short Subject.

If you’d like to know more about this year’s outstanding documentary nominees before the winners are announced on Sunday, then check out these trailers for each of the nominees in each of the documentary categories.

Best Documentary Feature

Free Solo

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Minding the Gap

Of Fathers and Sons

RBG

Best Documentary Short Subject

Black Sheep

End Game

Lifeboat

A Night at the Garden

Period. End of Sentence

Some of the short films are available to view for free in their entirety online.

End Game and Period. End of Sentence are available on Netflix, while Minding the Gap and RBG are on Hulu. RBG, Free Solo, and Of Fathers and Sons are available to stream for a fee on various online services or apps like YouTube Television, Amazon Prime, Google Play, and Vudu. Good luck to all the nominees!