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‘The Look of Silence’ Dominates the 2016 Cinema Eye Honors Awards

'The Look of Silence' Dominates the 2016 Cinema Eye Honors Awards

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Founded in 2007, the Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking was created to recognize the exemplary craft and innovation on display in nonfiction films each year. The organization has been giving out its awards at an annual ceremony at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens since 2011, and tonight they awarded the very best in documentaries from the past year, from current Oscar contenders like “Amy” and “The Look of Silence” to more diverse fare like “Heart of a Dog,” “The Wolfpack,” “Toto and His Sisters” and more. 

Below are all of the winners from this years  Cinema Eye Honors ceremony. For more information, including a compelte list of nominated films and more info about the organization, visit the Cinema Eye Honors website.

Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
“The Wolfpack”

Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation
“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck”

Spotlight Award
“Toto and His Sisters”

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking (tie)
“Buffalo Juggalos”
“Hotel 22”

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography (tie)
“Cartel Land”

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Films Made for Television
“Private Violence”

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score
“Heart of a Dog”

Outstanding Achievement in Production
“The Look of Silence”

Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Chris King, “Amy”

Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Joshua Oppenheimer, “The Look of Silence”

Audience Choice Prize

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen, “The Look of Silence”

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