American Factory won the top awards at 2020 Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking including Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking.
The Biggest Little Farm (2018)
NAME OF FILM: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM
DIRECTOR(S): John Chester
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Two dreamers and a dog embark on an odyssey to bring harmony to their lives and to the land. As their plan to create perfect harmony takes a series of wild turns, they will have to reach a far greater understanding of the intricacies and wisdom of nature, and of life itself.
The Academy announced shortlists for the 92nd Academy Awards in nine categories including Documentary Feature, International Feature Film, Documentary Short Subject, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.
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The International Documentary Association announced the 35th IDA Documentary Awards Nominees along with the Courage Under Fire Award honoree Waad Al-Kataeb, director of For Sama.
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The Melbourne International Film Festival unveiled its 2019 program – the largest in its 68 year, history, featuring 259 feature films, and Lulu Wang’s The Farewell as closing night film.
The Third Wife, directed by Ash Mayfair, won the Narrative Feature Jury Prize; and American Factory, directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, won the Documentary Feature Jury Prize at the 2019 Sarasota Film Festival.
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The AFI FEST announced the films that won this year’s Jury and Audience awards, with the Audience Award for Best Feature going to John Chester’s poignant and charming documentary The Biggest Little Farm.
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THE HATE U GIVE and THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM Win 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival Audience Awards
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