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Awards

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences College Television Awards 2015

Nominated
Emmy
Best Documentary Film
Joe Brewster
Michele Stephenson
Radafilm Group
Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story-Long Form
Joe Brewster
Michele Stephenson
Radafilm Group

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2013

Won
AAFCA Award
Best Documentary

Champs-Élysées Film Festival 2014

Won
Bloggers Award
Bloggers Award
Joe Brewster
Michele Stephenson
Radafilm Group
Michele Stephenson was joint winner
Nominated
Audience Award
Best American Feature Film
Joe Brewster
Michele Stephenson

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2013

Won
Jury Award
Best Documentary
Michele Stephenson
Joe Brewster
The Radafilm Group

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2013

Won
Best Documentary, Hot Springs Film Festival
Joe Brewster
Michele Stephenson
Radafilm Group

News & Documentary Emmy Awards 2015

Nominated
Emmy
Best Documentary
Joe Brewster (director/producer)
Michele Stephenson (director/producer)
Dan Cogan (executive producer)
Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer)
Simon Kilmurry (executive producer)
Cynthia Lopez (co-executive producer)
Christopher White (vice president: programming & production)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
For P.O.V.
For episode "American Promise"
Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing - Documentary and Long Form
Erin Casper (editor)
Mary Manhardt (editor)
Andrew Siwoff (editor)
Margaret Byrne (additional editor)
Michelle Chang (additional editor)
Geeta Gandbhir (additional editor)
Sandrine Isambert (additional editor)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
For P.O.V.
For episode "American Promise"

Satellite Awards 2013

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Documentary

Sundance Film Festival 2013

Won
Special Jury Prize
Documentary
Joe Brewster
Michele Stephenson

By turning the camera on themselves, the filmmakers give a raw and unflinching look at the complex ... More

By turning the camera on themselves, the filmmakers give a raw and unflinching look at the complex landscapes from his face, educating and bringing up their children in contemporary America.

Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Joe Brewster
Michele Stephenson

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