ida.jpgThe International Documentary Association has given Independent Lens not one, not two, but three big compliments today, announcing that a trifecta of this season’s films have been nominated for prestigious IDA Awards. Congratulations to the filmmakers!
Waste Land by Lucy Walker was nominated for the top prize, Outstanding Feature Documentary. Two other upcoming IL shows snagged nominations for Outstanding Music Documentary: For Once in My Life by Mark Moormann and Jim Bingham; and When I Rise by Mat Hames. All three will premiere on Independent Lens in the Spring of 2011. Check out trailers for each after the jump.

Waste Land, by Lucy Walker

For Once in My Life, by Mark Moormann and Jim Bingham

When I Rise, by Mat Hames