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Awards

Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2012

Won
Documentary Film Competition
Special Jury Award
Sarah Polley

"For its intelligent style that shows that real life can sometimes be make-believe, and that ... More

"For its intelligent style that shows that real life can sometimes be make-believe, and that sometimes in films - as in life - lies may have the charming ability to show a higher truth."

Nominated
Black Pearl Award
Best Documentary Feature
Sarah Polley

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2013

Won
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Sarah Polley
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Sarah Polley
Best Woman Screenwriter
Sarah Polley

Australian Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Won
AFCA Award
Best Documentary (Local or International)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2013

2nd place
ACCA
Best Documentary Feature Film
Runner-up

Bratislava International Film Festival 2013

Won
Best Documentary
Sarah Polley

"For painting a sensitively layered portrait of the complexities and fragilities of human ... More

"For painting a sensitively layered portrait of the complexities and fragilities of human relationships and the often ephemeral nature of collective and individual memory."


Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature

Canadian Screen Awards, CA 2013

Won
Canadian Screen Award
Best Feature Length Documentary
Anita Lee
Sarah Polley

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2014

2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Documentary

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Documentary

Chlotrudis Awards 2014

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Documentary
Best Director
Sarah Polley

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US 2014

Won
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Sarah Polley
The Unforgettables
Michael Polley
Nominated
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
Sarah Polley
Nominated
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Sarah Polley
Anita Lee

CinEuphoria Awards 2014

Won
CinEuphoria
Best Documentary - International Competition
Sarah Polley

CPH:DOX 2012

Nominated
Politiken's Audience Award
Sarah Polley

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2013

3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Documentary

Denver Film Critics Society 2014

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Documentary Film

Detroit Film Critic Society, US 2013

Won
DFCS Award
Best Documentary

Directors Guild of America, USA 2014

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Sarah Polley

Directors Guild of Canada 2013

Won
DGC Team Award
Allan King Award For Excellence in Documentary
Sarah Polley
Mike Munn
David Forsyth

Festival du nouveau cinéma 2012

Won
Grand Prix Focus
Feature Film
Sarah Polley
National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) 2014

Won
GFCA Award
Best Documentary

Gold Derby Awards 2014

Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Documentary Feature
Sarah Polley

Golden Trailer Awards 2013

Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best Foreign Documentary Trailer
Mongrel Media
National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
Zealot Productions

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Documentary Feature

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2013

2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Documentary

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2013

2nd place
ICP Award
Best Documentary
2nd place.

International Cinephile Society Awards 2014

Won
ICS Award
Best Documentary

International Cinephile Society Awards 2013

Won
ICS Award
Best Picture Not Released in 2012

International Documentary Association 2013

Nominated
IDA Award
Best Feature
Sarah Polley (director/writer)
Anita Lee (producer)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2014

Won
INOCA
Best Documentary
Sarah Polley

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2013

Nominated
Halfway Award
Best Director
Sarah Polley
Best Film Editing
Mike Munn
Best Picture

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2014

Nominated
IFC Award
Best Documentary

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2014

Nominated
ALFS Award
Documentary of the Year

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Sarah Polley

Milwaukee Film Festival 2013

Nominated
Festival Prize
Best Film
Sarah Polley

National Board of Review, USA 2013

Won
NBR Award
Best Documentary

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2013

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Non-Fiction Film

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2014

Won
NCFCA Award
Best Documentary Film

Online Film & Television Association 2014

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Picture
Anita Lee
Silva Basmajian

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Documentary

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Documentary

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Documentary

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2013

Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Documentary

Satellite Awards 2013

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Documentary

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2014

Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Documentary
Sarah Polley

Seattle International Film Festival 2013

Nominated
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Director
Sarah Polley

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2013

2nd place
SLFCA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Tied with _The Act of Killing (2013)_.

Sydney Film Festival 2013

Nominated
Sydney Film Prize
Best Film
Sarah Polley

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Won
Allan King Documentary Award
Won
Rogers Award
Best Canadian Film
Sarah Polley

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2013

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Film - Canadian
Best Director - Canadian Film
Sarah Polley
Best Screenplay - Canadian Film
Sarah Polley

Village Voice Film Poll 2013

2nd place
VVFP Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
2nd place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Documentary

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2013

Won
WFCC Award
Best Documentary by or About Women

Writers Guild of America, USA 2014

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Documentary Screenplay
Sarah Polley (written by)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2013

Nominated
Robert and Frances Flaherty Prize
Sarah Polley

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