2 Dogwoof Documentaries nominated for the Grierson Awards

The shortlist round is over and the nominations for the Grierson 2012 British Documentary Awards are out and we are pleased to announce we have 2 films on the final nomination list for Best Cinema Documentary - Dreams of a Life and Bobby Fischer Against the World .

The Grierson Awards commemorate the pioneering Scottish documentary filmmaker John Grierson (1898 – 1972), famous for Drifters and Night Mail and the man widely regarded as the father of the documentary. Established in 1972, the Grierson Awards recognise and celebrate documentaries from Britain and abroad that have made a significant contribution to the genre and that demonstrate quality, integrity, creativity, originality and overall excellence. The 2012 winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 6 November.

Find out more and see the full nominations on The Grierson Trust website. In the meantime why not head over to Dogwoof.TV to watch both of our nominated films