2022 Broadcast Nominations Announced

Cinema Eye Announces Full Slate of Nominees for 15th Annual Honors

The Cinema Eye Honors, recognizing outstanding artistry and craft in nonfiction filmmaking, today announced the full slate of nominees for its 15th Annual Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York. The animated documentary Flee, from Danish/French filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen, … Continued

11 Films On Cinema Eye’s Annual Shorts List

Cinema Eye has announced the films on this year’s Shorts List, the organization’s annual list of semi-finalists for its Nonfiction Short Film Honor. Due to a tie in the voting, 11 films are on this year’s list, which includes many of the most acclaimed short documentaries of the year. Among the filmmakers on this year’s … Continued

Cinema Eye Announces the 2022 Broadcast Film & Series Nominees

City So Real, Steve James’ five-part series on race, politics and the pandemic in Chicago, and David Byrne’s American Utopia, a filmed portrait of the Broadway show by director Spike Lee, led the Broadcast Nominations with three nods apiece. American Utopia is one of five films up for Outstanding Broadcast Film, while City So Real … Continued

The Cinema Eye Legacy Award Goes To Landmark Film The Watermelon Woman

The Watermelon Woman, Cheryl Dunye’s landmark 1996 indie, will receive this year’s Legacy Award, recognizing a classic film that continues to speak to and inspire today’s filmmakers.  When it debuted 25 years ago, The Watermelon Woman was the first narrative feature from an out, black lesbian. Dunye played a version of herself, a documentary filmmaker … Continued