Dina
Dina

Dina, directed by Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini, about a love story between two people who have autism spectrum disorder, won Best Feature at the 33rd International Documentary Association awards ceremony on Saturday in Hollywood.

Other winners at the IDA Documentary Awards include Edith+Eddie directed by Laura Checkoway snagging the prize for Best Short. The short film tells the story of America’s oldest interracial newlyweds.

2017 IDA Documentary Award winners:

Best Feature
Dina
Directors/Producers: Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles
The Orchard

Best Short
Edith+Eddie
Director: Laura Checkoway
Producer: Thomas Lee Wright
Kartemquin Films

Best Cinematography
Machines
Cinematography by: Rodrigo Trejo Villanueva
Kino Lorber

Best Editing
Dawson City: Frozen Time
Edited by: Bill Morrison
Kino Lorber

Best Music
Brimstone & Glory
Original Score by: Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin
Oscilloscope Laboratories

Best Writing
Donkeyote
Written by: Chico Pereira, Manuel Pereira and Gabriel Molera
Scottish Documentary Institute

Pare Lorentz Award
THE PARE LORENTZ AWARD RECOGNIZES FILMS THAT DEMONSTRATE EXEMPLARY FILMMAKING WHILE FOCUSING ON THE APPROPRIATE USE OF THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT, JUSTICE FOR ALL AND THE ILLUMINATION OF PRESSING SOCIAL PROBLEMS.
Watani: My Homeland (Recipient)
Director: Marcel Mettelsiefen
Intent to Destroy (Special Mention)
Director: Joe Berlinger

ABC News VideoSource Award
THIS AWARD IS GIVEN EACH YEAR FOR THE BEST USE OF NEWS FOOTAGE AS AN INTEGRAL COMPONENT IN A DOCUMENTARY.
LA 92
Directors: Dan Lindsay & TJ Martin
National Geographic

Best Curated Series Award
Independent Lens
Executive Producers: Lois Vossen and Sally Jo Fifer
PBS

Best Limited Series
The Defiant Ones
Executive Producers: Allen Hughes, Doug Pray, Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Laura Lancaster, Jerry Longarzo, Michael Lombardo, and Gene Kirkwood
HBO

Best Episodic Series Award
Planet Earth II
Executive Producer: Michael Gunton
BBC AMERICA/BBC Worldwide

Best Short Form Series Award
The New York Times Op-Docs
Executive Producer: Kathleen Lingo
The New York Times

David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award
THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN NON-FICTION FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION AT THE UNIVERSITY LEVEL AND BRINGS GREATER PUBLIC AND INDUSTRY AWARENESS TO THE WORK OF STUDENTS IN THE DOCUMENTARY FIELD.
Man on Fire
Director: Joel Fendelman
Producer: James Chase Sanchez
University of Texas, Austin

Career Achievement Award
Lourdes Portillo

Amicus Award
Abigail Disney

Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award
Yance Ford

Courage Under Fire Award
The filmmaking teams and subjects of:
City of Ghosts
Cries from Syria
Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS
Last Men in Aleppo

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