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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2005

Won
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Ross Kauffman
Zana Briski

Ashland Independent Film Festival 2005

Won
Ashland Independent Film Award
Best Documentary Film - Feature Length
Ross Kauffman (filmmaker)
Zana Briski (filmmaker)

Bangkok International Film Festival 2005

Won
Golden Kinnaree Award
Best Documentary
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

BendFilm Festival 2004

Won
Audience Award
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

Bermuda International Film Festival 2004

Won
Audience Choice Award
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman
Won
Documentary Prize
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

Chicago International Film Festival 2004

Won
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
Zana Briski (director)
Ross Kauffman (director)

Chlotrudis Awards 2006

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Documentary
Tied with Murderball (2005).

Cleveland International Film Festival 2004

Won
Best Film
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

Directors Guild of America, USA 2005

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Ross Kauffman
Zana Briski

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2004

Won
Audience Award
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman
Tied with Word Wars (2004).

High Falls Film Festival 2004

Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

Independent Spirit Awards 2005

Won
Truer Than Fiction Award
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

International Documentary Association 2004

Won
IDA Award
Feature Documentaries
Zana Briski
Ross Kaufman
Geralyn White Dreyfous
Tied with Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2004

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

National Board of Review, USA 2004

Won
NBR Award
Best Documentary
Top Five Documentaries

News & Documentary Emmy Awards 2006

Won
Emmy
Best Documentary
Geralyn White Dreyfous (executive producer)
Pamela Tanner Boll (co-executive producer)
Zana Briski (producer/director)
Ross Kauffman (producer/director)
Cinemax
Cinemax Reel Life

Online Film & Television Association 2005

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Picture
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

Satellite Awards 2005

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Documentary

Seattle International Film Festival 2004

Won
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Documentary
Zana Briski
Ross Kauffman

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2005

Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film

Sundance Film Festival 2004

Won
Audience Award
Documentary
Ross Kauffman
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Ross Kauffman
Zana Briski

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2004

Won
UFCA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film

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