Five films have been nominated for the 2016 Cinema Eye Heterodox Award. The Heterodox Award honors a narrative fiction film that imaginatively incorporates nonfiction strategies, content and/or modes of production.
The five films nominated the 2016 Cinema Eye Heterodox Award are:
Arabian Nights: Volume One (The Restless One) directed by Miguel Gomes
God Bless the Child directed by Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
Tangerine directed by Sean Baker
Taxi directed by Jafar Panahi
The Tribe directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
This marks the sixth year for the Heterodox Award at Cinema Eye. Previous winners of the award were Matt Porterfield’s Putty Hill (2011), Mike Mills’ Beginners (2012), Jem Cohen’s Museum Hours (2013), Carlos Reygados’s Post Tenebras Lux (2014) and Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (2015).
The Heterodox prize will be presented on Tuesday, January 12th in New York City at the 2nd annual Honors Lunch during Cinema Eye Week.