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October 2014

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Swim Little Fish Swim

Best Film
Best Direction
Best Actor
Gen Art
Film Fest
"Vibrant... it succeeds in its humanistic storytelling" —Twitch
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The Dog

Critics' Pick "An absorbing, rollicking documentary"   —New York Times
"A wonderfully weird documentary"   —Film Journal Intl
4 stars "A triumph"   —
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The World Before Her

Best Documentary Feature
Tribeca Film Fest
"Enlightening and enlightened" —Variety
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Dock Ellis

No No: A Dockumentary

Critics' Pick "Smart and sympathetic"   —New York Times
"[An] engaging portrait of a complicated but vivid sports figure"   —Los Angeles Times
Recommended   —Chicago Reader
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Fishing Without Nets

"[A] very well crafted, empathetic drama"   —Variety
"A morally murky contemplation of deprivation and desperation"   —New York Times
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20,000 Days on Earth

Directing Award
Editing Award
Film Fest
5 stars "Smart and deliriously strange"   —TimeOut Chicago
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Facets Children + Youth present:

The 31st Annual
Chicago International Children's Film Festival

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Cinematography Award
Grand Jury Prize
Film Fest
"Outstandingly gripping and heartbreaking"   —Indiewire
  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Comer Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation