Winners // 4th CRITICS' CHOICE DOCUMENTARY AWARDS

Apollo 11 wins big at the 4th annual awards.



At a gala held at BRIC in Brooklyn, Apollo 11 was named best documentary from the Critics' Choice Documentary Awards.


In their fourth annual event, the documentary-focused awards show also gave awards to Peter Jackson, Steven Bognar, and Julia Reichert, who all shared the Best Director award with a tie (Jackson for They Shall Not Grow Old and Bognar and Reichert for American Factory).


Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman was honored with the D.A. Pennebaker Award, the previously-named Lifetime Achievement Award. Pennebaker died in August.


Michael Apted was also given a special award, the Landmark Award, for his work on the famous Up series of documentary films.


FULL LIST OF WINNERS:


BEST DOCUMENTARY


APOLLO 11

(Neon)


BEST DIRECTOR


Peter Jackson

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD

(Warner Bros.)

*tie


Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert

AMERICAN FACTORY

(Netflix)

*tie


BEST ARCHIVAL DOCUMENTARY


APOLLO 11

(Neon)


MOST INNOVATIVE DOCUMENTARY


THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD

(Warner Bros.)


BEST SPORTS DOCUMENTARY


MAIDEN

(Sony Pictures Classics)


BEST POLITICAL DOCUMENTARY


AMERICAN FACTORY

(Netflix)


BEST BIOGRAPHICAL DOCUMENTARY


TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

(Magnolia)


BEST SCIENCE/NATURE DOCUMENTARY


APOLLO 11

(Neon)


BEST FIRST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE


Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov

HONEYLAND

(Neon)


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY


John Chester

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

(Neon)


BEST EDITING


Todd Douglas Miller

APOLLO 11

(Neon)


BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY


PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE.

(Netflix)

Director: Rayka Zehtabchi

Producers: Melissa Berton, Garrett K. Schiff, Lisa Taback


BEST NARRATION


WESTERN STARS

(Warner Bros.)

Bruce Springsteen, narrator

Bruce Springsteen, writer


BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY


LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE

(Greenwich)


BEST SCORE


Matt Morton

APOLLO 11

(Neon)


MOST COMPELLING LIVING SUBJECT OF A DOCUMENTARY


Dr. Amani Ballor, THE CAVE

David Crosby, DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

Tracy Edwards, MAIDEN

Imelda Marcos, THE KINGMAKER

Hatidze Muratova, HONEYLAND

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush, Paula Jean Swearengin, KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE

Linda Ronstadt, LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, ASK DR. RUTH



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