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.
OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Took Home Most Awards + Best Documentary at Inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
O.J.: Made in America took home the most awards at the inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck’s portrait of writer & civil rights leader James Baldwin, and OJ: Made in America, Ezra Edelman’s epic telling of race and the judicial system in Los Angeles, led the nominations for the 2017 Cinema Eye Honors
The 19th Savannah Film Festival held in downtown Savannah, Georgia, from October 22 to 29, announced the winners of the festival awards. Like Cotton Twine directed by Leila Djansi won the award for Best Narrative Feature
One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea lead the 26th annual Gotham Awards nominations with four nods, including Best Feature.
Cinema Eye today announced their annual list of The Unforgettables – this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.
DOC NYC, billed as America’s largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its seventh edition, running November 10 to 17, 2016
“O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “Gleason” lead the nominations for the first Critics Choice Documentary Awards with five nominations each.
The 2016 Savannah Film Festival will launch on Saturday, October 22 with Jackie and will feature the Spotlight Gala Screening of La La Land and Centerpiece Gala Screening of Arrival.
DOC NYC festival announced the line-up of its Short List section of 15 of the year’s leading nonfiction films released theatrically that are being highlighted for special attention.
The 2016 New Hampshire Film Festival has released the list of nearly 100 films accepted in to the 16th annual film festival.
Just in case Anthony Weiner’s recent crazy shenanigans is not enough for you, SHOWTIME will debut the world television premiere of the critically-acclaimed documentary WEINER on Saturday, October 22nd