The Critics Choice Association just announced its documentary award nominees, which include several films you can see at Glimmerglass Film Days.
The Biggest Little Farm (Best Documentary Feature, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Score, Best Science/Nature Documentary, Best Cinematography, Best Narration)
Honeyland (Best Documentary Feature, Best First Documentary Feature, Best Science/Nature Documentary, Best Cinematography)
They Shall Not Grow Old (Best Documentary Feature, Best Director, Best Editing, Most Innovative Documentary, Best Archival Documentary)
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (Best Cinematography, Best Science/Nature Documentary, Best Narration)
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (Best Biographical Documentary)
Hail Satan? (Best Political Documentary)
The Spy Behind Home Plate (Best Sports Documentary)
Lost World (Best Short Documentary)
And, speaking of awards, on October 12 Film Days curator Margaret (Peggy) Parsons was awarded the international Jean Mitry Prize, which recognizes personalities and institutions that distinguish themselves in the recovery and enhancement of silent film heritage. She founded and directs the film program at the National Gallery of Art. Brava Peggy!