The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed the field for the Documentary Shorts Oscar to 10 vying for five nomination slots.
The films and with their production companies are:
The New York Times
Heart is Red and Kartemquin Films
Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405
Stiefel & Co.
Artist Mindy Alper perceives the world differently from ordinary people.
Take the marking of time, for instance. Where most of us talk about years, she speaks of "trips around the sun." Another example would be sitting in traffic on an LA freeway. To most Angelenos, it's maddening. To Alper, it's a little bit of…