“One Child Nation” and “Honeyland” were awarded the two top documentary prizes at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
The awards were announced last night at the festival’s annual awards ceremony, which was hosted by filmmaker and actress Marianna Palka at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse in Park City, Utah.
The complete list of documentary award winners is below.
U.S. Documentary Competition
Grand Jury Prize – “One Child Nation,” director: Nanfu Wang
Directing – “American Factory,” directors: Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency – “Always in Season,” director: Jacqueline Olive
Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker – “Jawline,” directed by Liza Mandelup
Special Jury Award for Editing – “Apollo 11,” director: Todd Douglas Miller
Special Jury Award for Cinematography – Luke Lorentzen for “Midnight Family”
World Cinema Documentary Competition
Grand Jury Prize – “Honeyland,” directors: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov
Directing – “Cold Case Hammarskjold,” director: Mads Brugger
Special Jury Award for No Borders – “Midnight Traveler,” director: Hassan Fazili
Special Jury Prize for Impact for Change – “Honeyland,” directors: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov
Special Jury Award for Cinematography – “Honeyland,” Fejmi Daut, Samir Legume
U.S. Documentary – “Knock Down the House,” director: Rachel Lears
World Cinema Documentary – “Sea of Shadows,” director: Richard Ladkani
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