Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the 5 documentary feature films nominated for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2016 DGA Award.
NAME OF FILM: WEINER
DIRECTOR(S): Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: With unrestricted access to Anthony Weiner’s New York City mayoral campaign, this film reveals the human story behind the scenes of a high-profile political scandal as it unfolds, and offers an unfiltered look at how much today’s politics is driven by an appetite for spectacle.
La La Land lead nominations for the 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) with 11 nods including Best Film.
The nominations were announced today for the 67th Annual ACE EDDIE Awards, recognizing the best editing of the year in film, television and documentaries.
The Times of Harvey Milk, Rob Epstein’s landmark 1984 film about the life and assassination of the first openly gay elected official in California, will receive the 2017 Legacy Award at the 10th Annual Cinema Eye Honors in January.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted MOONLIGHT as the best film of 2016, according to the results of its 23rd annual critics’ poll released today.
Barry Jenkins’s “Moonlight” received the most nominations for the 2016 Chicago Film Critics Association awards with eleven nods, including Best Picture, Jenkins for Director and Original Screenplay
O.J.: Made in America directed by Ezra Edelman was named Best Documentary Feature of 2016 by the International Documentary Association at the annual IDA awards
The San Diego Film Critics Society also announced their 2016 Award Nominations, with LA LA LAND MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, MOONLIGHT and NOCTURNAL ANIMALS among the nominees
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards.
La La Land leads nominations for the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) 2016 awards with 9 nominations, including the award for Best Film.
La Chana by Lucija Stojevic has won the VPRO IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam Audience Award. La Chana is a portrait of flamenco queen ‘La Chana’, who returns to the stage after a 23-year absence.
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the Conversations and Presentations lineup for AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.