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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2009 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Shared with:

Primetime Emmy Awards

1999 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Shared with:

BAFTA Awards

1983 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
West Germany.

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

1997 Won
Special Jury Award
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

Bavarian Film Awards

1988 Won
Bavarian Film Award
Best Production (Produzentenpreis)
Cobra Verde (1987)
Shared with:

Berlin International Film Festival

1979 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979)
1968 Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Special Prize
Lebenszeichen (1968)
For a first work.
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Lebenszeichen (1968)

Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming

1999 Won
Silver FIPA
Documentary and Essay
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

Cannes Film Festival

1984 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen (1984)
1982 Won
Best Director
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
1979 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Woyzeck (1979)
1975 Won
Grand Prize of the Jury
Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)
Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Competition
Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)

Chicago International Film Festival

1999 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (1999)
1991 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein (1991)
1975 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)

Chlotrudis Awards

2010 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)
2006 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Grizzly Man (2005)

Cracow Film Festival

2002 Won
Dragon of Dragons Honorary Award
1978 Won
Special Mention
International Competition
La Soufrière - Warten auf eine unausweichliche Katastrophe (1977)

César Awards, France

1976 Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (1972)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2006 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Grizzly Man (2005)

Dubai International Film Festival

2011 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Dublin International Film Festival

2010 Won
Dublin Film Critics Special Jury Prize
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)

European Film Awards

1999 Nominated
Best Documentary Award
Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (1999)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

1976 Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (1972)
West Germany.

German Film Awards

2013 Won
Honorary Award
1978 Won
Film Award in Silver
Best Short Film (Bester Kurzfilm)
La Soufrière - Warten auf eine unausweichliche Katastrophe (1977)
A premium of DEM 30,000.-.
1975 2nd place
Film Award in Silver
Outstanding Feature Film (Bester Spielfilm)
Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)
A premium of DEM 150,000.-.
1973 Nominated
Challenge Award 'Golden Bowl'
Outstanding Feature Film (Bester Spielfilm)
Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (1972)
1968 Won
Film Award in Silver
Outstanding Feature Film (Bester Spielfilm)
Lebenszeichen (1968)
A premium of DEM 350.000.-.
Nominated
Film Award in Gold
Best Direction (Beste Regie)
Lebenszeichen (1968)

German Film Critics Association Awards

1978 Won
German Film Critics Award
Best Film (Bester Spielfilm)
Stroszek (1977)

Gotham Awards

2008 Nominated
Best Documentary
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Shared with:
2005 Nominated
Best Documentary
Grizzly Man (2005)

Guild of German Art House Cinemas

1984 Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
German Film (Deutscher Film)
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
1981 Won
Guild Film Award - Silver
German Film (Deutscher Film)
Woyzeck (1979)

Hof International Film Festival

1993 Won
Prize of the City of Hof

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

2006 Won
Outstanding Achievement Award

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Documentary
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
2006 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Documentary
Grizzly Man (2005)

International Documentary Association

2013 Nominated
IDA Award
Best Feature
The Act of Killing (2012)
Shared with:
2012 Won
IDA Award
Best Limited Series
On Death Row (2012)
Shared with:
2008 Won
Career Achievement Award
1998 Won
IDA Award
Feature Documentaries
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Shared with:

Kerala International Film Festival

2010 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh & a memento from Chalachitra Academy.

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Documentary
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

Locarno International Film Festival

2013 Won
Leopard of Honor

London Film Festival

2011 Won
Grierson Award
Into the Abyss (2011)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Grizzly Man (2005)

Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival

1971 Won
Interfilm Award
Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit (1971)
Tied with Where Our Strength Lies (1971).

Mar del Plata Film Festival

2006 Nominated
Best Film
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)

Melbourne International Film Festival

1993 Won
Grand Prix
Lektionen in Finsternis (1992)

San Francisco International Film Festival

1999 Won
Golden Spire
Television - History
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1982 Won
OCIC Award
Fitzcarraldo (1982)

Sant Jordi Awards

2009 Won
Career Award

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2005 Won
Carnet Jove - Special Mention
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Won
New Visions Award - Special Mention
Grizzly Man (2005)
Nominated
Best Film
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)

Sundance Film Festival

2005 Won
Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize
Grizzly Man (2005)
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
Grizzly Man (2005)

São Paulo International Film Festival

1999 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (1999)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2005 Nominated
Grand Prize
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)

Taormina International Film Festival

1977 Won
Special Jury Prize
Stroszek (1977)
Nominated
Golden Charybdis
Stroszek (1977)

Telluride Film Festival, US

1975 Won
Silver Medallion Award

Tokyo International Film Festival

2011 Won
Earth Grand Prix - Special Award
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Shared with:

Torino International Festival of Young Cinema

2011 Won
Special Mention
Gandhi Glasses Award
Into the Abyss (2011)

For approaching the theme of the death penalty and the violence of the prisons with sobriety, ... More

For approaching the theme of the death penalty and the violence of the prisons with sobriety, witnessing the absolute value of life.


Venice Film Festival

2009 Won
Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Special Award
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)
Nominated
Golden Lion
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
2005 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Parallel Sections
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
1991 Nominated
Golden Lion
Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein (1991)
1990 Won
Filmcritica "Bastone Bianco" Award - Special Mention
Echos aus einem düsteren Reich (1990)

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