2 November 2012 4:49 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

With five nominations each, "The Imposter" and "Searching for Sugar Man" topped the 6th annual Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking. Nominees for the top award, Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, are Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi for "5 Broken Cameras," Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady’s "Detropia," Bart Layton’s "The Imposter," Matthew Akers’ "Marina Abramović The Artist is Present," Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims’ "Only the Young" and Malik Bendjelloul’s "Searching for Sugar Man." "Detropia," "Only the Young," "Room 237" and "¡Vivan las Antipodas!" received four nominations each. Cinema Eye is often posited as an alternative to the Academy Awards' best-documentary race, which has had to fight the perception of overlooking popular and well-regarded documentaries every year. Read »

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