Life Itself Poster

(2014)

Awards

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2014

Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Documentary

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2015

Nominee
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Steve James

Americana Film Fest 2015

Nominee
Tops
Steve James

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2014

Winner
ACCA
Best Documentary Feature
Steve James

Boston Online Film Critics Association 2014

Winner
BOFCA Award
Best Documentary

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2015

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2015

Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Documentary

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Documentary

Chlotrudis Awards 2015

Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Documentary

CINE Competition 2015

Winner
CINE Golden Eagle Award for Professional Media
Nonfiction Content

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US 2015

Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
The Unforgettables
Chaz Ebert
Roger Ebert
Nominee
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
Steve James
Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Steve James
Garrett Basch
Zak Piper
Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Steve James
Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Steve James
David E. Simpson
Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score
Joshua Abrams

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Documentary
2nd place

Denver Film Critics Society 2015

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Documentary Film

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2014

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Documentary

Film Club's The Lost Weekend 2014

Winner
Lost Weekend Award
Best Film
Steve James

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Documentary

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2015

Nominee
Dorian Award
Documentary of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2015

Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Documentary
Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Original Score
Joshua Abrams

Gold Derby Awards 2015

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Documentary Feature
Steve James

Golden Trailer Awards 2015

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Documentary
Magnolia Pictures
Mark Woolen & Associates

Gotham Awards 2014

Nominee
Audience Award
Steve James
Zak Piper
Garrett Basch
Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
Steve James
Zak Piper
Garrett Basch

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2015

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Documentary Feature

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2014

Winner
IFJA Award
Best Documentary
Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Picture

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2014

Nominee
ICP Award
Best Documentary
Steve James
2nd place.

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2015

Nominee
INOCA
Best Documentary
Steve James
2nd place.

Internet Film Critic Society 2014

Nominee
IFCS Award
Best Film
8th place

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2015

Nominee
IFC Award
Best Documentary

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Steve James

National Board of Review, USA 2014

Winner
NBR Award
Best Documentary

New York Film Critics, Online 2014

Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Documentary

News & Documentary Emmy Awards 2016

Winner
Emmy
Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form
Steve James (co-editor)
David E. Simpson (co-editor)
Cable News Network (CNN)
Nominee
Emmy
Best Documentary
Steve James (director/producer)
Zak Piper (producer)
Garrett Basch (producer)
Martin Scorsese (executive producer)
Steven Zaillian (executive producer)
Michael W. Ferro Jr. (executive producer)
Gordon Quinn (executive producer)
Justine Nagan (executive producer)
Kat White (executive producer)
Mark Mitten (executive producer/co-producer)
Vinnie Malhotra (executive producer: CNN Films)
Amy Entelis (executive producer: CNN Films)
Courtney Sexton (supervising producer: CNN Films)
Lizzie Kerner (supervising producer: CNN Films)
Emily Hart (co-producer)
Josh Schollmeyer (co-producer)
Cable News Network (CNN)

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2015

Winner
NCFCA Award
Best Documentary Film

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2015

Winner
NTFCA Award
Best Documentary
Steve James

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2015

Winner
OFCC Award
Best Documentary

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Winner
OFCS Award
Best Documentary

PGA Awards 2015

Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
Garrett Basch
Steve James
Zak Piper

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Documentary

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Documentary

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2014

Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Documentary

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2015

Winner
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Documentary
Steve James

Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2014

Nominee
Special Jury Award
Steve James

Sichuan TV Festival 2015

Nominee
Gold Panda
Best Documentary, Feature
Steve James
Magnolia Pictures

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Documentary

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2014

Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Documentary Film

Traverse City Film Festival 2014

Winner
Founders Prize
Special Award
Steve James

Village Voice Film Poll 2014

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
2nd place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Documentary

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
WFCC Award
Best Equality of the Sexes
Tied with The Skeleton Twins (2014).

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