Cinema Eye Announces Audience Choice Prize Long List and Unforgettables for 16th Annual Awards

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Voting Now Open for Audience Choice Long List as Nonfiction Fans from Around the World Will Select this Year’s 10 Nominees Cinema Eye Continues Year of Celebrating Documentary Subjects with 2023 Unforgettables List October 25, 2022 | Los Angeles, California – Cinema Eye Honors, the organization that recognizes outstanding artistic achievement in nonfiction and documentary […]

Cinema Eye Honors Reveals First Announcements for 2023

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Broadcast Film & Series Nominees and Annual “Shorts List” Unveiled Terry Zwigoff’s Crumb to Receive Legacy Award as Cinema EyeLaunches Year of Celebrating Documentary Subjects October 20, 2022 | Los Angeles, California – Cinema Eye Honors, the organization that recognizes outstanding artistic achievement in nonfiction and documentary films & series, kicked off its 16th season […]

Flee, Ascension Top 2022 Cinema Eye Honors

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Flee, Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s animated documentary telling the story of a young refugee’s journey to asylum, took the top prize at the 15th Annual Cinema Eye Honors, winning the award for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking. Jessica Kingdon’s Ascension, an observational look at the class structure in China, won three awards, the most of the […]

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

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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, […]

Announcing 15 for 15 — This Year’s Audience Choice Nominees & Unforgettables

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With one week to go before we announce our full slate of nominations, we’re excited to reveal two of our favorite categories and announce something brand new for 2022. Our Audience Choice Prize and our list of The Unforgettables, the year’s notable nonfiction subjects, are two categories that are near and dear to us at […]

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 […]

Cinema Eye Announces the 2022 Broadcast Film & Series Nominees

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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 […]

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

2022 Cinema Eye Honors Legacy Award 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 […]

Cinema Eye Unveils Full Slate of Nominees for 14th Annual Nonfiction Honors

The Cinema Eye Honors, which recognize outstanding artistry and craft in nonfiction filmmaking, has announced its full slate of nominees for its 14th Annual Awards Ceremony, which will be held, virtually this year, on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Time, Garrett Bradley’s intimate portrait of a family’s struggle over years of incarceration, was nominated for six […]