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Awards

CPH:DOX

2009 Nominated
Amnesty Award
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2006 Won
Truer Than Fiction Award
Occupation: Dreamland (2005)
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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

2005 Won
Full Frame/Working Films Award
Occupation: Dreamland (2005)
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Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

2009 Nominated
Best World Documentary
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

Madrid International Documentary Film Festival

2009 Won
Best Feature-Length Documentary
Reports Competition
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2010 Nominated
Emmy
Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Long Form
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)
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Pesaro International Film Festival of New Cinema

2009 Won
Young Critics Award
Best Film
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

Tribeca Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Jury Award
Best U.S. Narrative Feature
Burn Country (2016)
2009 Won
Jury Award
Best New Documentary Director
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

According to the jurors, the work is "a film about an unsavory world, and its unsavory characters, ... More

According to the jurors, the work is "a film about an unsavory world, and its unsavory characters, which through its superb direction, shines a light on a world unfamiliar to many Americans."

Nominated
Jury Award
Best Documentary Feature
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

Warsaw International Film Festival

2009 Nominated
Best Documentary
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (2009)

Woodstock Film Festival

2005 Won
Jury Prize
Best Student Short
Two Men (2005)

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