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iW NEWS | Cinema Eye Honors Announces Inaugural Nominees

iW NEWS | Cinema Eye Honors Announces Inaugural Nominees

Nominations for the inaugural Cinema Eye Honors For NonFiction Filmmaking were announced today by 2008 Award Co-Chairs Thom Powers, Documentary Programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival, and filmmaker AJ Schnack, director of “Kurt Cobain About A Son.” Films nominated for best picture include: Philip Groenin’s “Into Great Silence,” Tony Kaye’s “Lake of Fire,” Jason Kohn’s “Manda Bala (Send A Bullet)”, Pernille Rose Gronkjaer’s “The Monastery – Mr. Vig and the Nun,” and Charles Ferguson’s “No End In Sight.” “Into Great Silence” and “Manda Bala” lead with six nominations each, while “Lake of Fire” has five. The full nomination list is available on the indieWIRE Insider blog. The Cinema Eye Honors, named for the revolutionary group of young filmmakers led by pioneering documentarian Dziga Vertov, will be awarded on March 18, 2008 at a ceremony at the IFC Center in New York City. The event will be presented by IndiePix [Peter Knegt]

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