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The 2011 IDA Awards Issue Winter 2012

In which we recognize Les Blank for his achievements throughout the year, and honor 2011's best in documentary filmmaking.

Inside this Issue

Features

  • Best Limited Series Award Nominees 2011

    And the winner is...'Boomtown.'
  • ABCNews VideoSource Award Nominees 2011

    And the winner is...'The Pruitt-Igoe Myth'!
  • Humanitas Documentary Award Nominees 2011

    And the winner is...'Position Among the Stars'!
  • David L. Wolper Student Documentary Achievement Award Nominees 2011

    And the winner is...'Guanape Sur'!
  • 2011 Pare Lorentz Award Winner: 'The Last Mountain'

    This award recognizes films that demonstrate...
  • 2011 IDA Documentary Awards: Creative Recognition Awards

    The Creative Recognition Awards honor creative...
  • The West Memphis Three, Subjects of 'Paradise Lost' Trilogy, Released from Arkansas Prison

    Berlinger and Sinosky film hearing and dismissal...
  • 2011 Career Achievement Award--Visionary Wayfarer: Les Blank

    Like almost all of the subjects he has explored...
  • 2011 Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award--Ethics Amidst the Fog of War: Danfung Dennis

    The chopping sound of helicopter blades hovers...
  • Best Feature Award Nominees 2011

    And the winner is..."Nostalgia for the Light.'
  • Best Short Documentary Award Nominees 2011

    And the winner is...'Poster Girl'!
  • Best Continuing Series Award Nominees 2011

    And the winner is...'POV'!