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iW NEWS | IDA Award Nominations Announced

iW NEWS | IDA Award Nominations Announced

The IDA has announced their 2007 nominees for the International Documentary Association Awards in seven categories spanning film and television. The nominees in the feature film category are Dan Klores‘ “Crazy Love,” Richard E. Robbins‘ “Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience,” Michael Moore‘s “Sicko,” Alex Gibney‘s “Taxi To the Dark Side” and Mary Olive Smith‘s “A Walk To Beautiful.” In the short film category, the nominees are Zam Salim‘s “Black and White,” Alice Elliott‘s “Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy,” Mariam Jobrani‘s “The Fighting Cholitas,” Cynthia Wade‘s “Freeheld” and Yoni Brook‘s “A Son’s Sacrifice.” “Operation Homecoming” and “A Walk To Beautiful” were also nominated for the 2007 Pare Lorentz Award, which honors films or television specials that follow the themes of acclaimed documentarian Pare Larentz. Spike Lee‘s “When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts” was also nominated in that category. Other notable nominees include the HBO miniseries “Addiction” and Morgan Spurlock‘s “30 Days” in the television categories, and Amir Bar-Lev‘s “My Kid Could Paint That,” which was nominated for the IDA ABC News Videosource Award. For a complete list of nominations, visit the IDA’s website.

[Peter Knegt]

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