The most famous awards in the film industry, the Oscars, will be handed out on Sunday and Monday, April 25-26.

night time in Finnish time in Los Angeles.

Due to the precautionary measures, the gala broadcast itself is expected to be completely different from previous years.

The same can be said for the selection of films nominated.

An exceptional number of them - 29 films - can already be watched in Finland from various streaming services, including Netflix and Yle Areena.

In addition, 2 of the candidates can only be acquired as digital recordings.

Below is a giant list of where any movie can be seen at the moment.

6 candidate films will have their official premiere in cinemas later, most as early as May, when cinemas will be allowed to open more widely.

Many of them have already been shown in “previews” during the spring in different parts of Finland.

Nomadland, the biggest pre-favorite, is currently touring in theaters, but it will get wider distribution next Friday, April 30th.

from the Disney + live stream.

In the film, Frances McDormand plays a part-time worker touring the United States in a passenger car.

Yle Teema & Fem will show the Oscar gala live the night before Monday starting at 3 p.m.

The advance portion of the gala, called the red carpet, begins at 1:30 p.m.

Mank (10 candidates)

Gary Oldman is Mank aka Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz.Photo: Netflix

What: A fact-based drama classic film about Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) who, despite his alcoholism, lays the groundwork for the classic film Citizen Kane.

The director is David Fincher, known for his thrillers.

Nominations: Best film, directing, male lead (Gary Oldman), female lead (Amanda Seyfried), filming, staging, sound, music, make-up and hair styling, and costume design.

Where to watch: Netflix.

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Nomadland (6 candidates)

Frances McDormand plays a wandering woman worthy of an Oscar nomination in the drama Nomadland.Photo: Searchlight Pictures / The Walt Disney Company Nordic

What: A drama about a quiet woman (Frances McDormand) wandering around the United States in search of work.

Director Chloé Zhao is the first Chinese-born woman to be nominated for director in the history of the Oscars.

Nominations: Best Film, Directing, Female Lead (Frances McDormand), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography and Editing.

Where to look: Fri 30.4.

from Disney +.

Currently in movie theaters (with corona restrictions).

Sound of Metal (6 candidates)

The part of the deaf drummer brought an Oscar nomination to Riz Ahmed. Photo: Cinema Mondo

What: A drama about a drummer playing metal music (Riz Ahmed) who is losing his hearing.

The director is Darius Marder.

The sound effects of the film have been made by Finnish foley artist Heikki Kossi, recorder Kari Vähäkuopus and sound editor Pietu Korhonen.

Nominations: Best Picture, Male Lead (Riz Ahmed), Male Cast (Paul Raci), Original Screenplay, Editing and Sound.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video.

Currently in screenings in cinemas (with interest restrictions).

Scheduled premiere in movie theaters Mon 17.5.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7 (6 nominations)

Sacha Baron Cohen (right) plays activist Abbie Hoffman in a true-to-life drama. Photo: Nico Tavernise / Netflix

What: The drama based on true events tells the story of a demonstration against the Vietnam War at the 1968 Democratic Party meeting and the trial that followed.

The film is directed and written by Aaron Sorkin, familiar from the West Wing series.

Nominations: Best Film, Male Year (Sacha Baron Cohen), Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Singing.

Where to watch: Netflix.

The Father (6 nominations)

The Father tells the story of a father (Anthony Hopkins) whose memory condition puts his daughter (Olivia Colman) in a difficult situation.Photo: Sony Pictures Classics / Zuma / MVphotos

What: An aging man (Anthony Hopkins) is trying to cope with beginning memory problems.

Meanwhile, the daughter, who works as a caregiver (Olivia Colman), tries to arrange a caregiver for her.

Nominations: Best Picture, male lead (Anthony Hopkins), female lead (Olivia Colman), adapted script, editing and staging.

Where to watch: Finnish premiere in cinemas in August 2021.

Judas and the Black Messiah (6 nominations)

Judas and the Black Messiah tells of a meeting between Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya), the local director of the Black Panther, and an FBI agent. Photo: Glen Wilson / Sundance Institute

What: A true-based drama about an FBI whistleblower who infiltrates the activist organization Black Panthers in 1960s Chicago.

Nominations: Best Film, Male Year (Daniel Kaluuya), Male Year (Lakeith Stanfield), Original Screenplay, Description and Song.

Where to watch: Available for purchase and rental as a digital recording.

Minari (6 candidates)

The roles of the Minario family include Alan S. Kim, Steven Yeun, Noel Cho and Yeri Han. Photo: David Bornfriend / A24 / Finnkino

What: A drama about a Korean family moving to the United States in rural Arkansas.

Nominations: Best Film, Directing, Male Lead (Steven Yeun), Female Lead (Yuh-Jung Youn), Original Screenplay, Music.

Where to watch: Currently in previews in cinemas (with corona restrictions), scheduled premiere Fri 7.5.

Promising young woman (5 candidates)

Carey Mulligan received an Oscar for the film Promising Young Woman. Image: Focus Features / Zuma / MVphotos

What: A crime drama about a young woman incubating revenge.

Nominations: Best Film, Directing, Female Lead (Carey Mulligan), Original Screenplay and Editing.

Where to watch: Currently in previews in cinemas (with corona restrictions), scheduled premiere Fri 7.5.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (5 nominations)

Trumpeter Levee (Chadwick Boseman) picks up the band in the drama Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Photo: David Lee / Netflix

What: The 1920s Chicago-based drama tells the story of blues singer Ma Rainey (Viola Davis) and the band that records his songs - and especially its trumpet player (Chadwick Boseman).

Directed by George C. Wolf, the film is based on a play by August Wilson.

Nominations: Best male lead (Chadwick Boseman), female lead (Viola Davis), costume, staging, and make-up and hair design.

Where to watch: Netflix.

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News of the World (4 nominations)

Tom Hanks plays a news reader touring the southern states of the United States in the drama News of the World.Photo: Universal Pictures / Netflix

What: The post-American Civil War drama follows a news reader (Tom Hanks) traveling around the South, taking the orphaned by the Indians to his relatives.

Directed by Paul Greengrass, the author of Jason Bourne Adventures.

Nominations: Best description, music, staging, sound.

Where to watch: Netflix.

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One Night in Miami ... (3 nominations)

Sam Cookea plays Leslie Odom Jr. in the drama One Night in MiamiPhoto: Patti Perret / Amazon

What: The fictional story of February 1964 about the evening of Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) and Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) after Ali’s victory match.

Directed by Regina King, the film is based on a play by Kemp Powers.

Nominations: Best Side (Leslie Odom Jr.), adapted script and vocals.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video.

One more (2 candidates)

Mads Mikkelsen plays in the Danish film Some More Men Who Try to Be Drunk all the time. Photo: Henrik Ohsten / Atlantic Film

What: In a Danish film directed by Thomas Vinterberg, friends (including Mads Mikkelsen) test the effects of alcohol on their lives.

Nominations: Best International Film and Directing.

Where to watch: Currently in previews in cinemas (with corona restrictions), scheduled premiere Fri 14.5.

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2 candidates)

The sequel to The Borat Satire brought Sacha Baron Cohen a screenplay for an Oscar nomination. Image: Amazon Studios

What: The sequel to the 2006 comedy satirizes President Donald Trump’s supporters ’world of thought and Korona Time: Kazakh TV journalist Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) tries to take his daughter (Maria Bakalova) as a gift to Vice President Mike Pence.

Nominations: Best Female Year (Maria Bakalova) and adapted script.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video.

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Emma (2 candidates)

Anya Taylor-Joy, familiar from the Black Queen series, plays Emma Woodhouse in the comedy Emma.Photo: Focus Features

What: In a class comedy satirizing class differences, a wealthy young woman (Anya Taylor-Joy) plays at the expense of her friends ’love life.

Directed by Autumn de Wilde, the film is based on Jane Austen’s novel classic.

Nominations: Best costume as well as make-up and hair design.

Where to watch: Elisa Entertainment Viaplay.

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Hillbilly Elegy (2 candidates)

Glenn Close grabbed her eighth Oscar nomination for her grandmother role in the drama Hillbilly Elegy. Photo: Lacey Terrell / Netflix

What: A drama about a young law student (Gabriel Basso) returning home to explore the gap between his mother (Amy Adams) and grandmother (Glenn Close).

The film, directed by Ron Howard, is based on a memoir by J. D. Vance.

Nominations: Best female year (Glenn Close) and make-up and hair design.

Where to watch: Netflix.

Mulan (2 candidates)

Yifei Liu plays Mulan in a playable version of the story of a warrior.Photo: Disney

What: Based on a animated adventure released by Disney in 1998, the play shows a Chinese woman (Yifei Liu) pretending to be a man in order to take part in a fight.

The director is Niki Caro from New Zealand.

Candidates: Best costume and special effects.

Where to watch: Disney +.

Candidates for Best Documentary

Octopus as a teacher tells about the friendship between a diver and an octopus.Photo: Netflix

Octopus as a teacher: Filmmaker Craig Foster befriends octopus during the year in South Africa.


Collective: An investigative documentary about the devastating nightclub fire in Bucharest in 2015 and the fraud associated with it.

HBO Nordic.

Ramp Camp: The Disability Revolution: A documentary produced by Barack and Michelle Obama about a summer camp whose many visitors became advocacy activists.


Secret agent in a nursing home: An elderly man is hired to spy on the ill-treatment of nursing home residents.

Yle Arena.

Time: Sibil Fox Richardson tries to get a shortened 60-year prison sentence for her husband Robin, convicted of armed bank robbery.

Amazon Prime Video.

Nominated for Best Animated Film

The film Soul tells the story of a jazz pianist who has to learn the basics of life - after he dies. Photo: Disney +

Soul: An animation by Pixar of a jazz pianist who dies on the eve of an important gig but tries to get back to the books of the living.

Disney +.

Forward: In a Disney animated adventure, two proprietary boys try to conjure their father back, but only succeed on their feet.

Disney +.

To the Moon and Back: In a fantasy adventure, a young boy builds a hoarse rocket with which he wants to prove the moon goddess to be true.


Late Sheep: Farmageddon: Farm animals try to help a space alien get back home.

C More.

Wolfwalkers: A young wolf hunter befriends a werewolf girl in Ireland.

AppleTV +.

Single Nomination Movies:

Vanessa Kirby plays the tragedy of Vanessa in the drama Pieces of a Woman. Image: Benjamin Loeb / Netflix

Pieces of a Woman: A woman who has lost her child in home birth is trying to learn to live with her grief.

Nomination: Best Actress (Vanessa Kirby).


Unique Ivan: A gorilla and an elephant try to escape from captivity in a fantasy drama.

Nomination: Best special effects.

Disney +.

Da 5 Bloods: A war drama directed by Spike Lee, which also stars Jasper Pääkkönen.

Nomination: Best Music.


Life ahead: An elderly babysitter (Sophia Loren) befriends a street child.

Nomination: Best Song.


Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga: Will Ferrell's satire on Eurovision.

Nomination: Best Song.


Greyhound: Tom Hanks' naval drama set in World War II.

Nomination: Best voice.

AppleTV +.

Love and Monsters: A man who has survived the end of the world caused by monsters sets out in an action comedy in search of his ex-girlfriend.

Nomination: Best special effects.


The Midnight Sky: A scientist (George Clooney) tries to get in touch with astronauts to prevent them from returning to Earth.

Nomination: Best special effects.


The United States vs. Billie Holiday: A drama directed by Lee Daniels about jazz musician Billie Holiday.

Nomination: Best Actress (Andra Day).

Scheduled premiere in cinemas Fri 21.5.

The White Tiger: A poor Indian young man uses his cunning to escape poverty.

Candidacy: Best matched script.


Other Oscar nominees

The main character in the science adventure Tenet, an unnamed spy, plays John David Washington. Image: Melinda Sue Gordon / Warner Bros.

Tenet: Christopher Nolan’s science adventure of spies capable of moving in both directions in time.

2 nominations: Best staging and special effects.

Available for purchase and rental as a digital recording.

Better Days: In a Hong Kong crime drama, a school-bullied high school girl and a boy raised on the streets find themselves changing each other’s lives.

Nomination: Best International Film.

The Finnish afternoon is not known.

The Man Who Sold His Skin: A Tunisian drama about a man who lets a tattoo on his back with a visa and turns himself into a living museum object.

Nomination: Best International Film.

The Finnish afternoon is not known.

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Listassa ei ole mukana Oscar-ehdokkuuksia saaneita lyhytelokuvia.

Tämä on päivitetty versio jutusta, joka ilmestyi IS:n verkossa 1.4.2021.