Friday, June 18

Best Documentary

2005 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2005 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2005 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerMurderballHenry Alex RubinQuadriplegics, who play full-contact rugby in wheelchairs, overcome unimaginable obstacles to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.Amazon2005 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesBallets RussesDayna GoldfineAmazonEnron: The Smartest Guys in the RoomAlex GibneyAmazonGrizzly ManWerner HerzogAmazonWilliam Eggleston in the Real WorldMichael AlmereydaAmazon
2004 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2004 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2004 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerThe AgronomistJonathan DemmeThe true story of Jean Dominique, a Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist.Amazon2004 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesBright LeavesRoss McElweeAmazonFahrenheit 9/11Michael MooreAmazonIn the Realms of the UnrealJessica YuAmazonTarnationJonathan CaouetteAmazon
2019 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2019 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2019 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerAmerican FactoryJulia ReichertEnd 2008, GM closes a plant in Ohio. A Chinese billionaire/Fuyao Glass buys the plant 2014 and invests in auto glass production. There are 2000 jobs there by late 2016. USA meets PRChina.Amazon2019 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesApollo 11Todd Douglas MillerAmazonMidnight TravelerHassan FaziliAmazonOne Child NationNanfu WangAmazonThe Edge of DemocracyPetra CostaAmazon
2018 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2018 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2018 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerHale County This Morning, This EveningRaMell RossA kaleidoscopic and humanistic view of the Black community in Hale County, Alabama.Amazon2018 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesBisbee '17Robert GreeneAmazonMinding the GapBing LiuAmazonShirkersSandi TanAmazonWon't You Be My Neighbor?Morgan NevilleAmazon
2017 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2017 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2017 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerStrong IslandYance FordWhen filmmaker Yance Ford investigates the 1992 murder of a young black man, it becomes an achingly personal journey since the victim, 24-year-old William Ford Jr., was the filmmaker's brother.Amazon2017 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesEx Libris: New York Public LibraryFrederick WisemanAmazonRat FilmTheo AnthonyAmazonThe WorkJairus McLearyAmazonWhose Streets?Sabaah FolayanAmazon
2016 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2016 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2016 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerO.J.: Made in AmericaEzra EdelmanA chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.Amazon2016 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesCamerapersonKirsten JohnsonAmazonI Am Not Your NegroRaoul PeckAmazonTowerKeith MaitlandAmazonWeinerJosh KriegmanAmazon
2015 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2015 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2015 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerThe Look of SilenceJoshua OppenheimerA family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.Amazon2015 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesApproaching the ElephantAmanda WilderAmazonCartel LandMatthew HeinemanAmazonHeart of a DogLaurie AndersonAmazonListen to Me MarlonStevan RileyAmazon
2014 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2014 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2014 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerCitizenfourLaura PoitrasA documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.Amazon2014 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesActressRobert GreeneAmazonLife ItselfSteve JamesAmazonManakamanaStephanie SprayAmazonPoint and ShootMarshall CurryAmazon
2013 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2013 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2013 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerThe Act of KillingJoshua OppenheimerA documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.Amazon2013 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesFirst Cousin Once RemovedAlan BerlinerAmazonLet the Fire BurnJason OsderAmazonOur NixonPenny LaneAmazonThe Crash ReelLucy WalkerAmazon
2012 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Documentary, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Gotham Independent Film Award

2012 Gotham Independent Film Award – Best Documentary Winner and Nominees

2012 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary WinnerHow to Survive a PlagueDavid FranceThe story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.Amazon2012 Gotham Independent Film Award - Best Documentary NomineesDetropiaHeidi EwingAmazonMarina Abramovic: The Artist Is PresentMatthew AkersAmazonRoom 237Rodney AscherAmazonThe Waiting RoomPeter NicksAmazon