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The 2004 IDA Documentary Awards January 2005

We honor the finalists and winners of the 20th Annual IDA Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards.

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Features

  • 2004 IDA Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards: Winners

    FEATURE DOCUMENTARIES Born into Brothels...
  • Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award: The Learning Experience as a Career Path: Jehane Noujaim

    Jehane Noujaim, the co-honoree of the Jacqueleine...
  • Boxing While Black: Ken Burns Chronicles Jack Johnson's Bout with Racism

    The quest for freedom and the restraints of race...
  • Artful Darger: Jessica Yu Finds Herself 'In The Realms of the Unreal'

    Henry Darger's life was made for the movies,...
  • Reality Comes to NYU: An Alumnus Looks at IFC's New Documentary Series

    Film School is a new documentary series that...
  • To Market, to Market… IFP's Annual Gathering Encourages Doc Makers to Find Their Audience

    The 26th Independent Feature Project's (IFP) Film...
  • Two Decades of Doc Appreciation: The Legacy of the IDA Awards

    The IDA Awards were created in 1984, as part of...
  • Career Achievement Award: An Independent for All Seasons: William Greaves

    William Greaves is one of the most respected...
  • 2004 Pioneer Award: Bringing Pleasure, Learning and Understanding—Alanis Obomsawin

    "My name is Alanis Obomsawin. I am an Abenaki...
  • Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Awards: Driving the Auto-Documentary to a New Level: Jonathan Caouette

    Tarnation arrived in 2004 without much initial...