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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2007 Won
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2016 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
He Named Me Malala (2015)

BAFTA Awards

2016 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Documentary
He Named Me Malala (2015)
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Adelaide Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Foxtel Movies International Award
Best Documentary
He Named Me Malala (2015)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2010 Won
AAFCA Award
Best Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)
2006 Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Don't Stick Your Head in the Sand
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

Black Reel Awards

2011 Won
Black Reel
Best Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)
2002 Won
Black Reel
Best Film
Training Day (2001)
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Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2011 Nominated
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2011 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

DoubleTake Documentary Film Festival

2002 Won
Jury Award
The First Year (2001)

Gold Derby Awards

2016 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Documentary Feature
He Named Me Malala (2015)

Gotham Awards

2010 Won
Audience Award
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)
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2006 Nominated
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
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Grammy Awards

2013 Nominated
Grammy
Best Long Form Music Video
From the Sky Down (2011)
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Hamburg Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Political Film Award
He Named Me Malala (2015)

Humanitas Prize

2006 Won
Humanitas Prize
Documentaries - Special Awards Category
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Documentaries - Special Awards Category
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
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International Documentary Association

2009 Nominated
Music Documentary Award
It Might Get Loud (2008)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2010 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

2002 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
24 (2001)
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San Diego Film Festival

2015 Won
Audience Award
Best Gala Film
He Named Me Malala (2015)
2010 Won
Festival Award
Best Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)
Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

San Francisco International Film Festival

2001 Won
Certificate of Merit
Film & Video - Society & Culture U.S.
The First Year (2001)

Sundance Film Festival

2010 Won
Audience Award
Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

São Paulo International Film Festival

2006 Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Documentary
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

Washington DC Independent Film Festival

2002 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary Short Form
Teach (2001)

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