The first Peabody Awards of 2019 were announced yesterday, with eight documentaries honored and Kartemquin Films (“Minding the Gap,” “Hoops Dreams”) set for an Institutional Award for its “commitment to unflinching documentary filmmaking and telling an American history rooted in social justice and the stories of the marginalized.
The eight documentaries — six of which aired on PBS — are HBO’s “A Dangerous Son,” Hulu’s “Minding the Gap,” and PBS’s “Independent Lens: Dolores,” “Independent Lens: The Judge,” “Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart,” “POV: the Apology,” “The Facebook Dilemma” and “The Jazz Ambassadors.”
The Peabody Awards ceremony will take place on May 18 in New York City and will be hosted by New Yorker contributing writer Ronan Farrow.
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