Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2001 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
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Primetime Emmy Awards

2001 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
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1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
Marsalis on Music (1995)
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1992 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts
Great Performances (1971)
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For episode "A Carnegie Hall Christmas".

Austin Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Documentary Film Award
Best Documentary Feature
Icebound (2012)

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

2004 Won
Special Jury Award
Documentary Research
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)

Garden State Film Festival

2013 Won
"Manny" Berlingo Award
Feature Length Documentary Filmmaking
Icebound (2012)
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Hamptons International Film Festival

2004 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)

International Documentary Association

2004 Nominated
IDA Award
Feature Documentaries
Music from the Inside Out (2004)

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Silver Feather
Best Director
Icebound (2012)
Nominated
Best Documentary
Documentary
Icebound (2012)
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Organization of American Historians

2002 Won
Erik Barnouw Award
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
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Sidewalk Film Festival

2000 Won
Audience Choice Award
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
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Skip City International D-Cinema Festival

2005 Nominated
Grand Prize
Music from the Inside Out (2004)

Sundance Film Festival

2000 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
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Urbanworld Film Festival

2000 Won
Jury Prize
Best Documentary
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
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Tied with Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme (2000).

Valladolid International Film Festival

2010 Won
Best Documentary
Voices Unbound: The Story of the Freedom Writers (2010)

Washington Jewish Film Festival

2000 Won
Audience Award
Documentary
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
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