IDA Awards Nominations Revealed as Ceremony Moves to Streaming
21.11.2023 - 18:29
Pat Saperstein Deputy Editor The International Documentary Association has announced nominations in 18 categories for its 39th awards, which will be awarded in a streaming ceremony on Dec. 12. The nominees for best feature documentary are “Against the Tide,” “ANHELL69,” “Apolonia, Apolonia,” “Bobi Wine: The People’s President,” “Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project,” “In the Rearview,”
“Milisuthando,” Q,” “The Mother of All Lies” and “While We Watched.” The awards will unspool at 8 p.m.
PT on documentary.org and on IDA’s YouTube, Facebook and Instagram channels. “In the wake of devastating events unfolding in the world and the grief our staff, board, community, and humanity at large are experiencing, we have decided to forego an in-person party. We know that stories have the power to encourage compassion, understanding, and peace.
We are committed to preserving space for stories to be shared. Our wish is to recognize and celebrate the nominees and winners together, as a global documentary community,” said Ken Ikeda, IDA Interim Executive Director. IDA members can vote for films in the feature documentary and short documentary categories from Nov.
21 to Dec. 5. IDA received 669 total submissions this year in all categories from 48 countries.
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