The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) have announced the nominees for the third annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards.
The winners will be presented their awards at a gala event, hosted by science educator and television personality Bill Nye, on Saturday, November 10 in New York City.
Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’s “Free Solo” leads this year’s nominees with six nominations and one honor, including Best Documentary, Best Director, Best Sports Documentary, Most Innovative Documentary, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and a Most Compelling Living Subject of a Documentary honor for Alex Honnold.
“Minding the Gap” and “Wild Wild Country” follow with five nominations each, and “Dark Money,” “Hitler’s Hollywood,” and “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” each earned four nods.
“We are thrilled to celebrate this year’s outstanding documentary work at the upcoming event,” said Broadcast Film Critics Association President Joey Berlin in an official statement. “The year 2018 has been called ‘The Year of the Documentary’ and we are so happy to give these films and shows the recognition and high praise that they deserve.”
Read the story and see the complete list of nominees at IndieWire.
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