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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1996

Nominated
President's Award
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Special
Howard Rosenman (executive producer)
Bernie Brillstein (executive producer)
Brad Grey (executive producer)
Sheila Nevins (executive producer)
Lily Tomlin (co-executive producer/narrator)
Rob Epstein (producer/director/writer)
Jeffrey Friedman (producer/director/writer)
Michael Lumpkin (co-producer)
Sharon Wood (writer)
Armistead Maupin (writer)
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming
Nancy Schreiber (director of photography)
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming
Jeffrey Friedman (editor)
Arnold Glassman (editor)
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming
Peggy Names (sound recordist)
Lauretta Molitor (sound recordist)
Robert Gravenor (sound recordist)
J.T. Takagi (sound recordist)
Gautam Choudhury (sound recordist)
Lora Hirschberg (re-recording mixer)

Berlin International Film Festival 1996

Won
Teddy
Best Documentary Film
Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman

GLAAD Media Awards 1996

Won
Vito Russo Film Award

Independent Spirit Awards 1997

Nominated
Truer Than Fiction Award
Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman

National Educational Media Network, USA 1997

Won
Gold Apple

News & Documentary Emmy Awards 1996

Won
Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Directors
Rob Epstein (director)
Jeffrey Friedman (director)
Telling Pictures (production company)

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Picture
Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman
Howard Rosenman
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Voice-Over Performance
Lily Tomlin
For narrating the film.

Peabody Awards 1997

Won
Peabody Award
Home Box Office (HBO)
Channel Four Film
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)

Sundance Film Festival 1996

Won
Freedom of Expression Award
Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman

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