By Indiewire | Indiewire June 23, 2006 at 12:20PM
The Al Gore documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" (directed by Davis Guggenheim) will receive a rare recognition from the Humanitas Prize, which honors screenwriting that helps "liberate, enrich and unify society." "An Inconvenient Truth," which chronicles Gore's quest to draw attention to global warming, will receive the organization's first Special Award in over 10 years, president Frank Desiderio announced Wednesday. "It's a very important film," he said in a statement. "We want to shine a light on it." AP reports.