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DGA's Best Documentary Director Nominees Include Steve James, Martin Scorsese and Richard Press

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | Indiewire January 12, 2012 at 1:25PM

The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary, three days after the DGA revealed their nominees for narrative filmmaking.
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The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary, three days after the DGA revealed their nominees for narrative filmmaking.  

The nominees include Cinema Eye Honors winner Steve James ("The Interrupters"). DGA favorite Martin Scorsese garnered a nomination for his George Harrison HBO documentary and Richard Press received his first nomination for his "Bill Cunningham New York."  

The nominees are:

JOE BERLINGER & BRUCE SINOFSKY
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Radical Media

HBO Documentary Films
 

STEVE JAMES

The Interrupters
Kartemquin Films

WGBH/Frontline

The Independent Television Services

BBC Storyville

Rise Films


JAMES MARSH

Project Nim
Red Box Films

Passion Pictures

HBO Documentary Films

BBC Films

UK Film Council


RICHARD PRESS

Bill Cunningham New York
First Thought Films

Zeitgeist Films


MARTIN SCORSESE

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Sikelia Productions

Spitfire Pictures

Grove Street Pictures

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