Winners // 35th INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AWARDS

For Sama and American Factory earn top awards.



The International Documentary Association bestowed its top prize to For Sama at a ceremony held at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.


The film's director, Waad Al-Kateab, also received the Courage Under Fie Award.


FULL LIST OF WINNERS:


BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY


FOR SAMA

Dirs. Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts

Prod. Waad al-Kateab


BEST DIRECTOR


Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert

AMERICAN FACTORY


BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY


LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU'RE A GIRL)

Dir. Carol Dysinger

Prod. Elena Andreicheva


BEST CURATED SERIES


DOKUMANIA

Ex. Prod. Anders Bruus


BEST EPISODIC SERIES


ABSTRACT: THE ART OF DESIGN

Ex. Prods. Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville, Dave O'Connor, Justin Wilkes, Jon Kamen


BEST MULTI-PART DOCUMENTARY


LEAVING NEVERLAND

Dir. Dan Reed

Ex. Prods. Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller

Prod. Dan Reed


BEST SHORT FORM SERIES


A MOMENT IN MEXICO - THE NEW YORK TIMES OP-DOCS

Ex. Prod. Kathleen Lingo

Coordinating Prod. Lindsay Crouse


BEST AUDIO DOCUMENTARY


A SENSE OF QUIETNESS

Prod. Eleanor McDowall

Ex. Prods. Alan Hall, Rachel Hooper


BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY


HOMECOMING: A FILM BY BEYONCE

Dirs. Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Ed Burke

Prods. Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Steve Pamon, Erinn Williams


DAVID L. WOLPER STUDENT AWARD


BREWED IN PALESTINE

Dir., Prod. Emma Schwartz


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY


HONEYLAND

Fejmi Daut, Samir Ljuma


BEST EDITING


MIDNIGHT FAMILY

Luke Lorentzen, Paloma Lopez Carrillo


BEST MUSIC SCORE


THE RAFT

Hans Appelqvist


BEST WRITING


THE CAVE

Feras Fayyad


PARE LORENTZ AWARD


HONEYLAND

Dir. Ljubomir Stefanov

Prods. Ljubomir Stefanov, Atanas Georgiev


ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE AWARD


MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

Dir. Avi Belkin

Prods. Avi Belkin, Rafael Marmor, John Battsek, Peggy Drexler, Christopher Leggett


HONORARY AWARDS


Amicus Award: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Career Achievement Award: Freida Lee Mock

Courage Under Fire Award: Waad al-Kateab

Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award: Rachel Lears

Truth to Power Award: Leah Remini

Pioneer Award: Cinereach

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