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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2013 Won
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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BAFTA Awards

2013 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Film
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Won
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Amanda Awards, Norway

2013 Won
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske kinofilm)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

American Cinema Editors, USA

2013 Won
Eddie
Best Edited Documentary - Feature
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

2012 Won
Audience Award
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Won
Best Feature-Length Documentary
IDFA Melkweg Award for Best Music Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Athens International Film Festival

2012 Won
Golden Athena
Documentary Feature
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Black Reel Awards

2013 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Bodil Awards

2013 Nominated
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Sweden

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2013 Nominated
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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Nominated
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Nominated
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Cinema for Peace Awards

2013 Won
Cinema for Peace Award
Most Valuable Documentary of the Year
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
The Gatekeepers (2012)
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Directors Guild of America, USA

2013 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Durban International Film Festival

2012 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

European Film Awards

2013 Nominated
Audience Award
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Gold Derby Awards

2013 Won
Gold Derby Award
Documentary Feature
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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Guldbagge Awards

2013 Won
Guldbagge
Best Documentary (Bästa dokumentärfilm)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Nominated
Guldbagge
Best Film (Bästa film)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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Best Screenplay (Bästa manuskript)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Best Editing (Bästa Klippning)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Best Music (Bästa musik)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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Göteborg Film Festival

2013 Won
Lorens Award
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Won
City of Gothenburg Award
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Hamburg Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Art Cinema Award
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

International Documentary Association

2012 Won
IDA Award
Best Feature
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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Won
Creative Recognition Award
Best Music
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2013 Nominated
INOCA
Best Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2012 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Los Angeles Film Festival

2012 Won
Audience Award
Best International Feature
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Melbourne International Film Festival

2012 Won
Most Popular Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Moscow International Film Festival

2012 Won
Silver St. George
Best Film of the Documentary Competition
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA

2013 Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, ADR and Music in a Feature Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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National Board of Review, USA

2012 Won
NBR Award
Best Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Oslo Films from the South Festival

2012 Won
Films from the South Award
Best Documentary Feature
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PGA Awards

2013 Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
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Polish Film Awards

2014 Won
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Sundance Film Festival

2012 Won
Audience Award
World Cinema - Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Won
Special Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
For its celebration of the artistic spirit
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Tribeca Film Festival

2012 2nd place
Audience Award
Documentary
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2013 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Documentary Screenplay
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

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