Ukrainian documentary about Donbas "The Distant Barking of Dogs" has officially passed the qualification to this year's Oscars, hitting the long list.

According to the assistant director, Azad Safarov, this year's Oscars has a record number of documentaries: about 160 films have already been registered, and another 10 will be added in November.

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In December, the jury will select the 15 best tapes, he wrote on Facebook.