SELECT AWARDS & ACCOLADES

 

 
 
 
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  • Cinema Eye Honors, Spotlight Award
  • ABCNews VideoSource Award, IDA
  • Selected by Michael Moore for Global Screening Event
  • Tribeca, Best Documentary Nominee
 
 
 
  • Sundance, Special Jury Award for Social Impact
  • Opening Night Film, Human Rights Watch Film Festival
 
 
 
  • Spirit Award Nominee 
  • Cinema Eye Honors Award Nominee 
  • National Board of Review Nominee
  • Sundance, Grand Jury Prize Nominee
 
 
 
  • Oscar Shortlist, Best Documentary Feature
  • National Board of Review Nominee
  • Satellite Award, Best Documentary
 
 
 
  • Sundance, Directing Award
  • Sundance, Special Jury Award for Cinematography
  • Documenta Madrid, Special Jury Award 
 
 
 
  • Emmy Nominee (CNN)
  • Full Frame, Human Rights Award
  • Silverdocs, Social Issue Award
  • Sundance, Grand Jury Prize Nominee
 
 
 
  • Cinema Eye Honors Award Winner
  • CPH:DOX, F:ACT Award
  • Hamptons Film Festival, Conflict & Resolution Award
  • Sundance, Cinematography Award
 
 
 
  • Sundance, Grand Jury Award Nominee
  • Top Grossing Documentary of 2014 (iTunes & Amazon)
  • Ranked #9 on iTunes' All-Time Top-Grossing Documentary Chart
 
 
 
  • Emmy Nominee (HBO)
  • Spirit Award Nominee
  • Miami, Audience Award & Grand Jury Prize
  • Sundance, Editing Award
 
 
 
  • Sundance, Special Jury Award for Editing
  • Opening Night Film, Sundance
  • Opening Night Gala Film, DOXA
 
 
 
  • Webby Award Nominee
  • 500,000+ Online Views
  • Launched Via New York Times/T-Magazine
 
 
 
  • Cartagena, Audience Award; Best Colombian Film; Best Documentary
  • Seattle, Documenary Award
  • Sundance, Grand Jury Prize Nominee
 
 
 
  • Women’s Image Network Award, Best Documentary
  • Women Film Critics Circle Award
  • Sundance, Grand Jury Prize Nominee
  • Selected to Screen at the United Nations 
 
 
 
  • Directors Guild of America Nominee
  • IDA, Best Feature Nominee
  • EDA Award Winner
  • Sundance, Directing Award
 
 
 
  • Boulder, Best Call to Action Film
  • Environmental Film Festival, Advocacy Award
  • Sundance, Grand Jury Prize Nominee
 
 
 
  • Hawaii, Halekulani Golden Orchid Award
  • RiverRun, Audience Choice Award
 
 
 
  • Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Best Documentary
  • Goya Awards, Best Documentary
  • Selected to Screen at the United Nations & European Parliament 
 
 
 
  • Sundance, Special Jury Award: Break-Out Feature
  • Full Frame, Grand Jury Award
 
 
 
  • Black Reel Awards, Outstanding Doc Nominee
  • Opening Night Film, Tribeca Film Festival 2014
 
 
 
  • Cork, Audience Award
  • Miami, Grand Jury Prize Nominee
  • Social Impact Media Award
  • Sundance, Cinematography Award
 
 
 
  • Sundance, Grand Jury Award
 
 
 

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  • Berlin, 2nd Place: Audience Award
  • Opening Night Film, HRW Film Festival, London 2015
  • Closing Night Film, Doc NYC 2014