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Finalists for 2015 Nonfiction Film for Television Award announced

June 17th, 2014

The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking today announced 10 finalists for their annual Nonfiction Film for Television Award, marking the first awards announcement of the 8th Annual Honors calendar year.

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2014 Cinema Eye Winners Revealed

January 9th, 2014

The Act of Killing, Stories We Tell and Cutie and the Boxer win top awards at 7th annual Cinema Eye Honors. Joshua Oppenheimer’s film on Indonesian death squads wins Outstanding Feature Film. Sarah Polley named Outstanding Director for Stories We Tell. Cutie and the Boxer wins 3 awards, including Outstanding Debut. Awards go to Let the Fire Burn, Leviathan, The Crash Reel, Sound City

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Cinema Eye to Present 2014 Legacy Award to Barbara Kopple’s Harlan County, USA

December 17th, 2013

The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking today announced that the 2014 Legacy Award will be presented to the landmark 1976 documentary, Harlan County, USA, Barbara Kopple’s groundbreaking chronicle of a historic Kentucky coal miner strike. Kopple will accept the award on behalf of the film at the 7th annual Cinema Eye Honors ceremony on January 8, 2014, to be held at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York.

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Cinema Eye Launches Voting for 2014 Audience Choice Prize

December 9th, 2013

The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking have opened voting for the 2014 Audience Choice Prize, the Cinema Eye award that is decided by the votes of the public. Ten films, including a number of the most talked-about and debated documentaries of the year, are amongst this year’s Audience Choice nominees.

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Cinema Eye Honors Announces 2013 Heterodox Nominees

November 25th, 2013

The Cinema Eye Heterodox Award honors a narrative film that imaginatively incorporates nonfiction strategies, content and/or modes of production. The five films nominated for the 2014 Heterodox Award are: Andrew Bujalski’s Computer Chess, Randy Moore’s Escape From Tomorrow, James Franco and Travis Mathews’ Interior. Leather Bar., Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Neighboring Sounds and Carlos Reygadas’ Post Tenebras Lux.

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Cinema Eye Honors Announces Josh Fox as Recipient of Hell Yeah Prize for Gasland Films

November 21st, 2013

The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking today announced that they will present the organization’s Hell Yeah Prize to Josh Fox for his two Gasland films, which have spurred a nationwide, grassroots movement that calls attention to the environmental risks of hydraulic fracking, an issue that was largely unheard of prior to the first Gasland film’s debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010.

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Cinema Eye Honors Announces Nominees for 7th Annual Nonfiction Film Awards

November 5th, 2013

Forty feature films and six shorts will vie for this year’s Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking as nominees were announced at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center in New York City at an event hosted by the Tribeca Film Institute. Winners of the 7th Annual Cinema Eye Honors will be announced at a ceremony in early January 2014 in New York City.

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Cinema Eye Announces “The Unforgettables” – List of Year’s Notable and Significant Documentary Film Subjects

November 5th, 2013

The focus of 15 films, these seventeen people (and one bull orca) were selected by votes from more than 80 of this year’s eligible filmmakers as well as Cinema Eye’s nominations committee, which is comprised of 25 of the world’s top documentary film programmers and curators.

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Cinema Eye Announces 2014 Shorts List: 15 Nonfiction Short Film Finalists

September 26th, 2013

Fifteen documentary short films from around the world have been named as finalists for the 2014 Cinema Eye Honors. This year’s finalists includes a previous Cinema Eye winner and two filmmakers who were named to previous Shorts Lists.

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Cinema Eye Introduces Award for Nonfiction Films Made for Television

July 10th, 2013

“It’s wonderful to be able to open up the awards to more documentaries,” said Charlotte Cook, the Chair of the Cinema Eye Nominations Committee and the Director of Programming at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto. “Recognizing the huge role television plays, and has always played, in the ability for people to see this incredible work means we can continue to honor the best filmmakers working in this art form today.”

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