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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1992 Won
Oscar
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Golden Globes, USA

1992 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

BAFTA Awards

1992 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Best Film
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Shared with:

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1992 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival

1991 Won
Silver Scream Award
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2002 2nd place
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

Berlin International Film Festival

1994 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Philadelphia (1993)
1991 Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Tied with Ultrà (1991).
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Black Reel Awards

2005 Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Film
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)
Shared with:

Blue Ribbon Awards

1992 Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1991 Won
BSFC Award
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1994 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
Philadelphia (1993)
1992 Won
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Chicago International Film Festival

2003 Won
Gold Plaque
Best Documentary
The Agronomist (2003)

César Awards, France

1992 Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Deauville Film Festival

1987 Nominated
Critics Award
Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1992 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Shared with:

Ghent International Film Festival

1985 Won
Grand Prix
Stop Making Sense (1984)

Gotham Awards

2004 Won
Best Documentary
The Agronomist (2003)
1991 Won
Filmmaker Award

Grammy Awards

1987 Nominated
Grammy
Best Music Video, Long Form
Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid (1986)
Shared with:

Hochi Film Awards

1991 Won
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Shared with:
Best Director
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
1988 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

International Documentary Association

1997 Won
Pare Lorentz Award
Mandela (1996)
Shared with:

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1992 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1991 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1992 Nominated
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Miami Film Festival

2003 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary Features - World Cinema Competition
The Agronomist (2003)

National Board of Review, USA

2006 Won
Billy Wilder Award
1991 Won
NBR Award
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1992 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
1981 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Melvin and Howard (1980)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1991 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
1980 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Melvin and Howard (1980)

Online Film & Television Association

2003 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
1998 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Picture
Mandela (1996)
Shared with:

PGA Awards

2003 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

Rome Film Fest

2013 Nominated
CinemaXXI Award
A Master Builder (2013)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2004 Won
Honorable Mention
The Agronomist (2003)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Won
TFCA Award
Best Director
Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Venice Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Golden Lion
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
2007 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Parallel Sections
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)
Won
Biografilm Award
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)
Won
EIUC Award
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)
1980 Nominated
Golden Lion
Melvin and Howard (1980)

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