March 1, 2007

Crix Pix, Honors and Nods


From Laura Poitras, My Country, My Country

Can't figure out what to add to your Netflix queue? To complement the Oscars nods, we've rounded up a list of honors and critics picks for 2006 in case you need a few suggestions.

 

American Cinema Editors
Best Edited Documentary--Nominees: An Inconvenient Truth (Jay Cassidy, ACE, and Dan Swietlik); Baghdad ER (Patrick McMahon, ACE, and Carrie Goldman); When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, part one (Samuel D. Pollard)

Boston Film Critics Association
Best Documentary: Tie: Deliver Us From Evil (Amy Berg) and Shut Up & Sing (Barbara Kopple and Celia Peck)

Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Documentary Feature: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)

Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)

European Film Awards
Prix Arte--Documentary: Into Great Silence (Philip Gröning)

Film Independent Spirit Awards
Best Documentary nominees: A Lion in the House (Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert); My Country, My Country (Laura Poitras); The Road to Guantanamo (Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross); The Trials of Darryl Hunt (Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg); You're Gonna Miss Me (Keven McAlester)
Axium Truer Than Fiction Award nominees: Adele Horne for The Tailenders, Eric Daniel Metzgar for The Chances of the World Changing, AJ Schnack for Kurt Cobain About a Son

IFP Gotham Awards
Best Documentary: Iraq in Fragments (James Longley)

IndieWIRE Critics Poll
Best Documentary: Iraq in Fragments (James Longley)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Documentary/Non-Fiction Film winner: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim); Runner Up: Darwin's Nightmare (Hubert Sauper)
Special Citation: Jonas Mekas for his contributions to American film culture as filmmaker, critic and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives.

National Board of Review
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)
Billy Wilder Award for Excellence in Directing: Jonathan Demme

National Society of Film Critics
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)

New York Film Critics Circle
Best Documentary: Deliver Us From Evil (Amy Berg)

Online Film Critics Society
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)

Southeastern Film Critics Association
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)
Wyatt Award--for the film that best captures the "spirit of the South": Shut Up & Sing (Barbara Kopple and Celia Peck)

Toronto Film Critics Association
Best Documentary: Manufactured Landscapes (Jennifer Baichwal)

Washington, DC Film Critics Association
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim)

Writers Guild of America, west
Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Writing for the Screen--Nominees: Deliver Us From Evil (Amy Berg); The Heart of the Game (Ward Serrill); Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (Story by Mark Monroe and John Dower, Screenplay by Mark Monroe); Who Killed The Electric Car? (Chris Paine); Why We Fight (Eugene Jarecki)

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