Margaret Brown, whose The Order of Myths earned an award at Silverdocs and a number of other honors in 2008, won the Truer Than Fiction Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica yesterday. The award goes to "an emerging director of nonfiction features who has not yet received significant attention." Brown's previous film, Be Here to Love Me: A Film about Townes Van Zandt, received major acclaim during its 2005 release.For a trailer of The Order of Myths, click here.
But if you want to see the whole thing, this weekend only, Daily Motion and Cinetic Media are streaming it for free:
And Man on Wire scooped up another honor to add to its staggering collection, earning the Best Documentary award. For Tamara Krinsky's on-camera interview with high-wire star Phillippe Petit, click here. For Tom White's off-camera interview with director James Marsh, click here.
Finally, for the Man on Wire trailer, click here.