All That Breathes directed by Shaunak Sen - 38th IDA Documentary Awards winners
All That Breathes directed by Shaunak Sen

All That Breathes is the big winner of the International Documentary Association (IDA) 38th annual IDA Documentary Awards winning four awards including Best Feature along with Best Director for Shaunak Sen, Best Editing, and the Pare Lorentz Award.

All That Breathes, directed by Shaunak Sen follows two brothers who run a bird hospital dedicated to rescuing injured black kites, a staple in the skies of New Delhi, India.

Other top prizes went to We Need to Talk About Cosby for Multi-Part Documentary, Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues for Music Documentary; and Riotsville, U.S.A. for ABC News VideoSource Award.

The full list of 38th IDA Documentary Award Winners

All That Breathes (India, U.S., U.K.); Sideshow and Submarine Deluxe in association with HBO Documentary Films; director-producer, Shaunak Sen; producers: Aman Mann, Teddy Leifer

Shaunak Sen, All That Breathes

Haulout (U.K.); Rise And Shine World Sales, The New Yorker; directors-producers, Evgenia Arbugaeva, Maxim Arbugaev

TV Feature Documentary or Mini-Series
Fannie Lou Hamer’s America: An America ReFramed Special (U.S.); American Documentary, GBH WORLD Channel, The Bitter Southerner, Black Public Media, PBS; director, Joy Elaine Davenport; producers, Hannah Paul, Sharon Wong, Robert Y. Chang; producer: Carmen L. Vicencio; producer-executive producer, Monica Land; executive producers, Selena Lauterer, Leslie Fields-Cruz, Erika Dilday, Chris White, Christopher Hastings

Curated Series
POV (U.S.); PBS; executive producers: Erika Dilday, Chris White

Episodic Series
Origins of Hip Hop (U.S.); A&E; executive producers, Peter Bittenbender, Slane Hatch, Mark Grande, Brad Abramson, Elaine Frontain Bryant

Multi-Part Documentary
We Need to Talk About Cosby
(U.S.); Showtime Documentary Films, Boardwalk Pictures Prods., WKB Industries; director-executive producer, W. Kamau Bell; executive producers, Katie A. King, Andrew Fried, Sarina Roma, Jordan Wynn, Dane Lillegard, Vinnie Malhotra

Short-Form Series
POV Shorts (U.S.); PBS; producer, Opal H. Bennett; executive producers, Erika Dilday, Chris White

Stand-Alone Audio Documentary
Documenting a Death by Euthanasia (U.S.); New York Times; host-reporter, Lynsey Addario; sound engineers, Corey Schreppel, Marion Lozano; producers, Sayre Quevedo, Annie Brown, Wendy Dorr, Mike Benoist

Multi-Part Audio Documentary or Series
Stolen: Surviving St. Michael’s (Canada); Spotify; host, Connie Walker; sound engineers, Emma Munger, Catherine Anderson; producers, Ellen Frankman, Max Green, Anya Schultz, Chantelle Bellrichard, Betty Ann Adam

Music Documentary
Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues (U.S.); Apple TV+; director-producer, Sacha Jenkins; producers, Sara Bernstein, Justin Wilkes, Julie Anderson

David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award
Requiem for a Whale (Israel); Steve Tisch School of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University; director-producer, Ido Weisman

Fire of Love (U.S., Canada); National Geographic, NEON; cinematographers, Maurice Krafft, Katia Krafft, Pablo Alvarez-Mesa

All That Breathes; editor, Charlotte Munch Bengtsen, Vedant Joshi

Music Score
The Melt Goes On Forever: The Art & Times of David Hammons (U.S.); composer, Ramachandra Borcar

Fire of Love writers, Sara Dosa, Erin Casper, Jocelyne Chaput, Shane Boris

ABC News VideoSource Award
Riotsville, U.S.A. (U.S.); Magnolia Pictures; director, Sierra Pettengill; producers, Sara Archambault, Jamila Wignot

Pare Lorentz Award 
Winner: All That BreathesHonorable mention: Nuisance Bear (Canada); The New Yorker; directors-producers, Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden; producer: Will N. Miller

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