Thursday, February 25

Sundance – Audience Award – Documentary

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2020 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Crip Camp James Lebrecht

Crip Camp

James Lebrecht

2019 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Knock Down the House Rachel Lears

Knock Down the House

Rachel Lears

2018 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

The Sentence Rudy Valdez

The Sentence

Rudy Valdez

2017 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Chasing Coral Jeff Orlowski

Chasing Coral

Jeff Orlowski

2016 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Jim: The James Foley Story Brian Oakes

Jim: The James Foley Story

Brian Oakes

2015 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Meru Jimmy Chin

Meru

Jimmy Chin

2014 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Alive Inside Michael Rossato-Bennett

Alive Inside

Michael Rossato-Bennett

2013 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Blood Brother Steve Hoover

Blood Brother

Steve Hoover

2012 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

The Invisible War Kirby Dick

The Invisible War

Kirby Dick

2011 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Buck Cindy Meehl

Buck

Cindy Meehl

2010 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Waiting for 'Superman' Davis Guggenheim

Waiting for ‘Superman’

Davis Guggenheim

2009 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

The Cove Louie Psihoyos

The Cove

Louie Psihoyos

2008 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Fields of Fuel Joshua Tickell

Fields of Fuel

Joshua Tickell

2007 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Hear and Now Irene Taylor Brodsky

Hear and Now

Irene Taylor Brodsky

2006 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

God Grew Tired of Us Christopher Dillon Quinn

God Grew Tired of Us

Christopher Dillon Quinn

2005 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Murderball Henry Alex Rubin

Murderball

Henry Alex Rubin

2004 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids Ross Kauffman

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids

Ross Kauffman

2003 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

My Flesh and Blood Jonathan Karsh

My Flesh and Blood

Jonathan Karsh

2002 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony Lee Hirsch

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony

Lee Hirsch

2001 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Dogtown and Z-Boys Stacy Peralta

Dogtown and Z-Boys

Stacy Peralta

2001 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Scout's Honor Tom Shepard

Scout’s Honor

Tom Shepard

2000 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Dark Days Marc Singer

Dark Days

Marc Singer

1999 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Genghis Blues Roko Belic

Genghis Blues

Roko Belic

1998 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Out of the Past Jeff Dupre

Out of the Past

Jeff Dupre

1997 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer's End Monte Bramer

Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer’s End

Monte Bramer

1996 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Steven Ascher

Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern

Steven Ascher

1995 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Ballot Measure 9 Heather MacDonald

Ballot Measure 9

Heather MacDonald

1995 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Unzipped Douglas Keeve

Unzipped

Douglas Keeve

1994 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Hoop Dreams Steve James

Hoop Dreams

Steve James

1993 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Something Within Me Jerret Engle

Something Within Me

Jerret Engle

1992 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Brother's Keeper Joe Berlinger

Brother’s Keeper

Joe Berlinger

1991 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

American Dream Barbara Kopple

American Dream

Barbara Kopple

1990 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

Berkeley in the Sixties Mark Kitchell

Berkeley in the Sixties

Mark Kitchell

1989 Sundance Film Festival – Audience Award – Documentary

For All Mankind Al Reinert

For All Mankind

Al Reinert