Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2009 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subject
The Conscience of Nhem En (2008)
2006 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
The Mushroom Club (2005)
1991 Won
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
Days of Waiting (1991)
1986 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Unfinished Business (1986)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2008 Won
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking
White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)
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Asian American International Film Festival

1991 Won
Asian Media Award

Camerimage

2012 Won
Award for Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Filmmaking

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2017 Nominated
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television
Heroin: Cape Cod, USA (2015)
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Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

1991 Won
Grand Prix
International Competition
Days of Waiting (1991)
Won
Youth Jury Award
International Competition
Days of Waiting (1991)

Denver International Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Maysles Brothers Award
Best Documentary
Mifune: The Last Samurai (2015)

Hawaii International Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Halekulani Golden Orchid Award
Documentary Feature
Mifune: The Last Samurai (2015)

Palm Springs International ShortFest

1995 Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary

PGA Awards

2008 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

Sundance Film Festival

2007 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)
1987 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Living on Tokyo Time (1987)

Venice Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Venezia Classici Award
Best Documentary on Cinema
Mifune: The Last Samurai (2015)

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