Ben Safdie Poster

Awards

AFI Fest

2014 Nominated
Audience Award
American Independents
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Black Reel Awards

2014 Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Independent Documentary
Lenny Cooke (2013)
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Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema

2010 Nominated
Best Film
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
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Cannes Film Festival

2017 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Good Time (2017)
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Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2015 Nominated
Heterodox Award
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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CPH:DOX

2011 Nominated
New Vision Award
Straight Hustle (2011)
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Entrevues Film Festival

2009 Nominated
Grand Prix
Best Film
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
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Film Independent Spirit Awards

2016 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Editing
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Nominated
John Cassavetes Award
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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2011 Won
John Cassavetes Award
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
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Gotham Awards

2015 Nominated
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Nominated
Audience Award
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival

2010 Won
Grand Prize City of Lisbon
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
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Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

2014 Won
TAP Revelation Award
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Ljubljana International Film Festival

2009 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
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Montclair Film Festival (MFF)

2015 Nominated
Narrative Feature Competition
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Stockholm Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Bronze Horse
Best Film
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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2012 Nominated
Aluminum Horse
Best Short Film
The Black Balloon (2012)
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Sundance Film Festival

2012 Won
Short Film Jury Prize
Fiction
The Black Balloon (2012)
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SXSW Film Festival

2012 Won
SXSW Wolphin Award
The Black Balloon (2012)
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Nominated
SXSW Grand Jury Award
Narrative Short
The Black Balloon (2012)
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2011 Nominated
SXSW Grand Jury Award
Narrative Short
John's Gone (2010)
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T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland

2015 Nominated
Grand Prix
International Competition
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Tokyo International Film Festival

2014 Won
Tokyo Grand Prix
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Won
Best Director Award
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Venice Film Festival

2014 Won
C.I.C.A.E. Award
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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Nominated
Venice Horizons Award
Best Film
Heaven Knows What (2014)
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2010 Nominated
Venice Horizons Award
Best Short Film
John's Gone (2010)
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