Documentary films Apollo 11, For Sama, Hale County, This Morning This Evening and The Edge of Democracy, are among 30 programs winning 2020 Peabody Awards.
For Sama (2019)
NAME OF FILM: FOR SAMA
DIRECTOR(S): Waad al-Khateab, Edward Watts
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: An astonishing look into motherhood and the female experience of war, this is one of those movies we promise will change you forever. For five years Waad al-Kateab kept her camera on, documenting her life and those around her as activists in Aleppo. Part diary, part love letter to her daughter, this poignant film follows al-Kateab’s beginnings as a hopeful student protester, to her falling in love, getting married, and having her first child, all while conflict rises around her.
At the 2020 BAFTA Awards, Parasite won two awards including Film Not in the English Language. For Sama won Best Documentary.
London Critics’ Film Awards 2019 – PARASITE Wins Best Film, THE SOUVENIR Wins Best British/Irish Film
Bong Joon Ho’s darkcomedy Parasite came out on top at the 40th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, winning Film of the Year and Director of the Year.
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and Parasite lead the nominations for the the 24th Annual Online Film & Television Association (OFTA) Film awards.
Actor, director and producer Rob Reiner will receive the prestigious “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the Sedona International Film Festival.
The 2020 Athena Film Festival will open with the NY premiere of I Am Woman by Unjoo Moon and starring Tilda Cobham-Hervey as singer-songwriter Helen Reddy,
Nominations were announced for the 92nd Oscars with indie films American Factory, For Sama, and the short film St. Louis Superman, receiving nominations.
American Factory won the top awards at 2020 Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking including Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2020 lead by Joker with 11 nominations.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire and Parasite lead the film nominations for the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ 11th Dorian Awards.
Marriage Story, Parasite, Apollo 11, and Monos, are among the films nominated by the Online Film Critics Society for the awards for best films of 2019.
The San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle announced their 2019 award winners with awards going to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Apollo 11, Parasite, One Cut of the Dead.