The nominations for the British Academy Film Awards (EE BAFTA's) were announced this morning and we are ecstatic to announce Weiner has been nominated for Best Documentary! The film first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it took home the Grand Jury Prize for US Documentary. Weiner was also nominated for Best Documentary at the Gotham Awards and has been selected as part of the Academy Awards documentary shortlist.
There are five films total nominated in the Best Documentary category, congratulations to the other nominees:
13th Ava DuVernay
THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK- THE TOURING YEARS Ron Howard
THE EAGLE HUNTRESS Otto Bell, Stacey Reiss
NOTES ON BLINDNESS Peter Middleton, James Spinney
On the fiction side, Ken Loach's new I, Daniel Blake was nominated in four categories including Best Film, Oustanding British Film and Best Director. The making of I, Daniel Blake features in our film Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach.
Congratulations to all the nominees and fingers crossed for February 12th!