Rob Epstein Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1990 Won
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1990)
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1985 Won
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
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Primetime Emmy Awards

1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Special
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
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Berlin International Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Howl (2010)
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2000 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Forum of New Cinema
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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For uncovering amazing stories of courage buried by history.
Won
Teddy
Best Documentary Film
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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1996 Won
Teddy
Best Documentary Film
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
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1990 Won
Interfilm Award
Panorama
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1990)
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Chicago International Film Festival

1984 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2015 Won
Cinema Eye Honors Award
The Influentials
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

Glitter Awards

2002 Won
Glitter Award
Best Documentary voted by U.S./International Gay Film Festivals
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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Independent Spirit Awards

2001 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Documentary
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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1997 Nominated
Truer Than Fiction Award
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
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International Documentary Association

2008 Won
Pioneer Award
2000 Nominated
IDA Award
Feature Documentaries
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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L.A. Outfest

2000 Won
Outfest Achievement Award
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Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

2000 Won
Best Documentary
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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News & Documentary Emmy Awards

1996 Won
Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Directors
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
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1985 Won
Emmy
Outstanding Interview/Interviewer - Programs
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
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Online Film & Television Association

1997 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Picture
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
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Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2000 Won
Jury Prize
Best Documentary
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

2000 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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Tied with That's a Family (2000).
1990 Won
Frameline Award
1986 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
The AIDS Show (1986)
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1985 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

2000 Won
Award for Excellence
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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Sundance Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Short Film Grand Jury Prize
The Battle of Amfar (2013)
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2010 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Howl (2010)
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2000 Won
Directing Award
Documentary
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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1996 Won
Freedom of Expression Award
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
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Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
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1992 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Where Are We? Our Trip Through America (1993)
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1985 Won
Special Jury Prize
Documentary
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

2001 Nominated
Robert and Frances Flaherty Prize
Paragraph 175 (2000)
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