Awards

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WINNER OF 18 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND NOW NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY!

HEINEKEN AUDIENCE AWARD @ TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2011

BEST NEW DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR, SPECIAL JURY PRIZE @ TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2011

AUDIENCE AWARD @ SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST 2011

ACTIVISM JURY AWARD @ TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL 2011

AUDIENCE AWARD @ ANTENNA SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL 2011

AUDIENCE AWARD @ VALENCIA HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2011

BEST DOCUMENTARY @ ANCHORAGE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2011

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD @ DOCS BARCELONA FILM FESTIVAL 2012

EDITING AWARD @ SALEM FILM FEST 2012

AUDIENCE AWARD @ MOVIES THAT MATTER FESTIVAL THE HAGUE 2012

AUDIENCE AWARD @ SAN SEBASTIAN HUMAN RIGHTS FESTIVAL 2012

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD @ LA ASIAN PACIFIC FESTIVAL 2012

AUDIENCE AWARD @ LA ASIAN PACIFIC FESTIVAL 2012

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD @ GALWAY FILM FLEADH 2012 SPECIAL JURY AWARD @ DMZ KOREAN FILM FESTIVAL 2012

OTHER HONORS: Nominated for 34th Annual Emmy Awards for Best Long Form Investigative Journalism Nominated for Best Newcomer Documentary by the Grierson British Awards 2011 Nominated for the Audience Choice Prize by the Cinema Eye Honors Awards 2012 Nominated for Amnesty International’s Media Awards 2012 Audience Favorite #2 @ Hot Docs, Toronto 2011 Audience Favorite #2 @ Traverse City Film Festival 2011 Audience Favorite #4 @ One World, Prague 2012 Audience Favorite #8 @ IDFA, Amsterdam 2011