Sundance Documentary Awards Announced

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The Sundance Film Festival Documentary Competition winners were announced on Saturday, January 26.
AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

Documentary Grand Jury Prize
Trouble The Water
Directed by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal

Documentary Audience Award
Fields of Fuel
Directed by Josh Tickell

Documentary Directing Award
Nanette Burstein
American Teen

Excellence in Documentary Cinematography
Phillip Hunt and Steven Sebring
Patti Smith: Dream of Life

Documentary Editing Award
Joe Bini
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired

Documentary Special Jury Prize
The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo
Directed by Lisa F. Jackson

American Documentary Competition Jury: Michelle Byrd, Heidi Ewing, Eugene Jarecki, Steven Okazaki and Annie Sundberg

WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

World Cinema Documentary Jury Prize
Man on Wire (UK)
Directed by James Marsh

World Cinema Documentary Audience Award
Man on Wire (UK)
Directed by James Marsh

World Cinema Documentary Directing Award
Nino Kirtadze
Durakovo: Village of Fools (France)

World Cinema Documentary Cinematography Award
Mahmoud al Massad
Recycle (Jordan)

World Cinema Documentary Editing Award
Irena Dol
The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins (New Zealand)

World Documentary Competition Jury: Amir Bar-Lev (US), Leena Pasanen (Finland/Denmark) and Ilda Santiago (Brazil)

SHORT FILMMAKING AWARDS — AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARIES

Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking
My Olympic Summer
Directed by Daniel Robin
(tied with Dramatic Short — Sikumi, Directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean)

Honorable Mention
La Corona (The Crown)
Directed by Amanda Micheli and Isabel Vega

American and International Shorts Jury: Jon Bloom, Melonie Diaz and Jason Reitman

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