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CEH2024 Honorees Collage

On January 12, 2024, in an Awards Ceremony at the New York Academy of Medicine in East Harlem, the Cinema Eye Honors unveiled their Honorees for 2024.

Click here for a list of all of the 2024 Nominees.

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking

32 Sounds
Directed by Sam Green
Produced by Josh Penn and Thomas O. Kriegsmann

Outstanding Achievement in Direction

Maite Alberdi
The Eternal Memory


Kaouther Ben Hania
Four Daughters

Outstanding Achievement in Editing

Michael Harte
Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

Outstanding Achievement in Production

Mstyslav Chernov, Michelle Mizner, Raney Aronson Rath, Derl McCrudden and Vasilisa Stepanenko
20 Days in Mariupol

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography

Ants Tammik
Smoke Sauna Sisterhood

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score

JD Samson
32 Sounds

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

Mark Mangini
32 Sounds

Outstanding Achievement in Visual Design

Thomas Curtis and Sean Pierce
Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project

Audience Choice Prize 

Bobi Wine: The People’s President
Directed by Moses Bwayo and Christopher Sharp

Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film

Kokomo City
Directed by D. Smith

Spotlight Award

Directed by Jude Chehab

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking

Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games
Directed by Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson

Heterodox Award

The Buriti Flower
Directed by João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora

Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Film

The Stroll
Directed by Kristen Lovell and Zackary Drucker

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Series

Paul T. Goldman
Directed by Jason Woliner

Outstanding Achievement in Anthology Series

The 1619 Project
Executive Producers: Nikole Hannah-Jones, Roger Ross Williams, Shoshana Guy, Caitlin Roper, Kathleen Lingo, Helen Verno and Oprah Winfrey

Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Editing

Sara Newens, Anne Yao and David Teague
Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields

Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Cinematography

Heloisa Passos
Nothing Lasts Forever

Legacy Award Honoree

The Decline of Western Civilization Trilogy
Directed by Penelope Spheeris

2024 Unforgettables Honorees

Jon Batiste and Suleika Jaouad
American Symphony

Apolonia Sokol
Apolonia, Apolonia

Bobi Wine
Bobi Wine: The People’s President

Penny Lane
Confessions of a Good Samaritan

Shere Hite
The Disappearance of Shere Hite

Augusto Góngora & Paulina Urrutia
The Eternal Memory

Nikki Giovanni
Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project

Bethann Hardison
Invisible Beauty

Joan Baez
Joan Baez I Am a Noise

Daniella Carter, Koko Da Doll, Liyah Mitchell and Dominique Silver
Kokomo City

David Cornwell aka John le Carré
The Pigeon Tunnel

Michael J. Fox
Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

Margaret “Mati” Engel
A Still Small Voice

Aaju Peter
Twice Colonized

Ravish Kumar
While We Watched