Strong Island Poster

(2017)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2018

Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary Feature
Yance Ford
Joslyn Barnes
Yance Ford becomes the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Primetime Emmy Awards 2018

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Joslyn Barnes (produced by)
Yance Ford (produced by)
Netflix

Berlin International Film Festival 2017

Nominee
Teddy
Best Documentary Film
Yance Ford

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Winner
BFCC Award
Best Documentary

Black Reel Awards 2018

Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Documentary Feature
Yance Ford (Director)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US 2018

Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
The Unforgettables
Yance Ford
Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
Yance Ford
Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Yance Ford
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Yance Ford
Joslyn Barnes
Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score
Hildur Guðnadóttir
Craig Sutherland

CPH:DOX 2017

Nominee
Politiken's Audience Award
Yance Ford

Critics' Choice Documentary Awards 2017

Nominee
Critics' Choice Documentary Award
Best First Documentary
Yance Ford
Best Documentary

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2017

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Documentary

Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival 2017

Winner
Jury Prize
Best Documentary
Yance Ford

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2017

Winner
Center for Documentary Studies Filmmaker Award
Yance Ford
Winner
Charles E. Guggenheim Emerging Artist Award
Yance Ford

Gotham Awards 2017

Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
Yance Ford
Joslyn Barnes
Nominee
Audience Award
Yance Ford
Joslyn Barnes

International Documentary Association 2017

Nominee
IDA Award
Best Feature Documentary
Yance Ford
Joslyn Barnes

Montclair Film Festival (MFF) 2017

Winner
Bruce Sinofsky Prize for Documentary Feature
Yance Ford

Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2017

Winner
Tim Hetherington Award
Yance Ford

Sundance Film Festival 2017

Winner
Special Jury Prize
Documentary
Yance Ford
-Storytelling.
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Yance Ford (director)

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival 2017

Nominee
Amnesty International Award
Yance Ford

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