Directors Guild Nominates Documentaries

Directors Guild Nominates Documentaries
True to tradition, the Directors Guild documentary nominees do not match up completely with the Oscar documentary nominations. All five are first-time DGA nominees. In fact, two documentaries directed by women that did not make the Oscar final five are Lauren Greenfield's well-reviewed "Queen of Versailles," which Magnolia picked up out of Sundance, and Alison Kayman's "Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry," which made the Oscar shortlist of fifteen but not the final selection. The other three nominees, "The Invisible War," "How to Survive a Plague" and "Searching for Sugar Man" made the final Oscar cut. The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2012 are (in alphabetical order): Kirby Dick The Invisible War Rise Film Itvs Fork Films Cuomo Cole Productions Canal Plus Chain Camera Pictures Malik Bendjelloul Searching...
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