International Documentary Association (IDA) announced the nominees for the 20th annual IDA
Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards on Thursday and the winners will be announced on December 10 at a
benefit gala at the Directors Guild of America Theatre in Hollywood. The four categories which all
carry the Distinguished Documentary Achievement Award label are: Feature, Short, Limited Series
(series of episodes with specific continuing theme, topic or subject) and Continuing Series (three individual programs
that best represent the series).
The nominees were as follows:
Features - Aileen: Life And Death Of A Serial Killer (directed by Nick Broomfield and Joan Churchill), Being Dorothy (Howard Goldberg), Born Into Brothels (Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman), Control Room (Jehane Noujaim), The Corporation (Jennier Abbott and Mark Achbar), Fahrenheit 9/11 (Duh), Hiding And Seeking (Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky), Home Of The Brave (Paola di Florio), Juvies (Leslie Neale), La Vie Comme Elle Va (As Life Goes By) (Jean-Henri Meunier), Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster (Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky), Music From The Inside Out (Daniel Anker), The Take (Avi Lewis) and Word Wars (Eric Chaikin and Julian Petrillo).
Shorts - Chernobyl Heart (Maryann DeLeo), God Sleeps In Rwanda (Kimberlee Acquaro and Fiona Lloyd-Davies), The Life Of Kevin Carter (Dan Krauss), Mighty Times Volume 2: The Children's March (Robert Hudson and Bobby Houston) and Parents Of The Year (James D. Scurlock).
Nominations were also give for Limited and Continuing Series, as well as for the Pare Lorentz Award and the IDA/ABC News Videosource Award. For more information, please click on the "Read" link below this story.