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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2013

Won
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Malik Bendjelloul
Simon Chinn

BAFTA Awards 2013

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Film
Malik Bendjelloul
Simon Chinn

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2012

Won
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Malik Bendjelloul

Amanda Awards, Norway 2013

Won
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske kinofilm)
Malik Bendjelloul

American Cinema Editors, USA 2013

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Documentary - Feature
Malik Bendjelloul

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Award
Malik Bendjelloul
Won
Best Feature-Length Documentary
IDFA Melkweg Award for Best Music Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

Athens International Film Festival 2012

Won
Golden Athena
Documentary Feature
Malik Bendjelloul

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2012

Won
ACCA
Best Documentary Feature Film

Black Reel Awards 2013

Nominated
Black Reel
Best Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

Bodil Awards 2013

Nominated
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Malik Bendjelloul (director)
Sweden

British Independent Film Awards 2012

Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best International Independent Film

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2013

Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Documentary

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Documentary

Cinema for Peace Awards 2013

Won
Cinema for Peace Award
Most Valuable Documentary of the Year
Malik Bendjelloul
Dror Moreh
Red Box Films
Dror Moreh Productions
For The Gatekeepers

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Documentary

Directors Guild of America, USA 2013

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

Durban International Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

European Film Awards 2013

Nominated
Audience Award
Malik Bendjelloul

Golden Trailer Awards 2013

Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best Documentary
Sony Pictures Classics
Grossmyth Company, The

Guldbagge Awards 2013

Won
Guldbagge
Best Documentary (Bästa dokumentärfilm)
Malik Bendjelloul
Nominated
Guldbagge
Best Film (Bästa film)
Malik Bendjelloul (producer)
Simon Chinn (producer)
Best Screenplay (Bästa manuskript)
Malik Bendjelloul
Best Editing (Bästa Klippning)
Malik Bendjelloul
Best Music (Bästa musik)
Malik Bendjelloul
Rodriguez
Best Sound
Per Nyström (supervising sound editor)

Göteborg Film Festival 2013

Won
City of Gothenburg Award
Malik Bendjelloul
Won
Lorens Award
Malik Bendjelloul

Hamburg Film Festival 2012

Nominated
Art Cinema Award
Malik Bendjelloul (director)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2012

Won
IFJA Award
Best Documentary

International Documentary Association 2012

Won
Creative Recognition Award
Best Music
Rodriguez (original songs)
Malik Bendjelloul (additional score)
Won
IDA Award
Best Feature
Malik Bendjelloul (director/producer/writer)
Simon Chinn (producer)
John Battsek (executive producer)

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013

Nominated
ALFS Award
Documentary of the Year

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2012

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Malik Bendjelloul

Los Angeles Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

Melbourne International Film Festival 2012

Won
Most Popular Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul
Canfield Pictures

Moscow International Film Festival 2012

Won
Silver St. George
Best Film of the Documentary Competition
Malik Bendjelloul

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2013

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, ADR and Music in a Feature Documentary
Per Nyström (supervising sound editor)
Malik Bendjelloul (sound editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2012

Won
NBR Award
Best Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2013

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Non-Fiction Film

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Won
OFCC Award
Best Documentary Feature

Oslo Films from the South Festival 2012

Won
Films from the South Award
Best Documentary Feature
Malik Bendjelloul

PGA Awards 2013

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
Malik Bendjelloul
Simon Chinn
Outstanding Producer of Documentary Feature
Malik Bendjelloul

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Won
PFCS Award
Best Documentary

Polish Film Awards 2014

Nominated
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
Malik Bendjelloul (director)

Satellite Awards 2012

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Documentary

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2012

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film

Sundance Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Award
World Cinema - Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul
Won
Special Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul
For its celebration of the artistic spirit
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Documentary

Tribeca Film Festival 2012

2nd place
Audience Award
Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul
2nd place winner

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2013

Won
VFCC Award
Best Documentary

Village Voice Film Poll 2012

Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Animated Feature Film

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Documentary

Writers Guild of America, USA 2013

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Documentary Screenplay
Malik Bendjelloul (written by)

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