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Awards

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2013

Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Heidi Ewing (director: Detropia)
Rachel Grady (director: Detropia)
Lauren Greenfield (director: Queen of Versailles)
Alison Klayman (director: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry)
Sarah Burns (director: The Central Park Five)
For Detropia , The Queen of Versailles and Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Women Documentary Filmmakers of 2012

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2012

Nominated
ACCA
Best Documentary Feature Film

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Won
BFCC Award
Best Documentary

Black Reel Awards 2013

Won
Black Reel
Best Documentary
Sarah Burns
Ken Burns
David McMahon

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Documentary

Chicago International Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature
Ken Burns
Sarah Burns
David McMahon
Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
Ken Burns
Sarah Burns
David McMahon

Chlotrudis Awards 2013

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Documentary

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2013

Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Documentary
Ken Burns (director/producer)
Sarah Burns (director/producer)
David McMahon (director/producer)

Gabriel Awards 2013

Won
Gabriel Awards
Documentary
Ken Burns

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Documentary Feature

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2012

Nominated
ICP Award
Best Documentary

5th place. Tied with The Gatekeepers (2012), Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) and Searching for Sugar Man... More

5th place. Tied with The Gatekeepers (2012), Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) and Searching for Sugar Man (2012).


International Documentary Association 2012

Nominated
IDA Award
Best Feature
Ken Burns (director/producer/executive producer/writer)
Sarah Burns (director/producer/writer)
David McMahon (director/producer/writer)
Nominated
Video Source Award
Ken Burns (director/writer/producer/executive producer)
Sarah Burns (director/writer/producer)
David McMahon (director/writer/producer)

London Film Festival 2012

Nominated
Grierson Award
Ken Burns
David McMahon
Sarah Burns

National Board of Review, USA 2012

Won
Freedom of Expression Award

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Non-Fiction Film

New York Film Critics, Online 2012

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Documentary

News & Documentary Emmy Awards 2014

Nominated
Emmy
Outstanding Historical Programming - Long Form
Ken Burns (executive producer/producer/director)
Sarah Burns (producer/director)
David McMahon (producer/director)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Best Documentary
Ken Burns (executive producer/producer/director)
Sarah Burns (producer/director)
David McMahon (producer/director)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2013

Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Documentary Film

Online Film & Television Association 2013

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Picture
Ken Burns
Sarah Burns
David McMahon

Peabody Awards 2014

Won
Peabody Award
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Satellite Awards 2012

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Documentary

Television Critics Association Awards 2013

Won
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

Writers Guild of America, USA 2013

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Documentary Screenplay
Sarah Burns (written by)
David McMahon (written by)
Ken Burns (written by)

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