Independent Lens and ITVS Receive 11 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

Posted on July 12, 2012

The News and Documentary Emmy nominations are in and several Independent Lens docs and ITVS-funded films have been recognized. You can find a complete list of all the nominated films after the jump.


Congratulations to the filmmakers!

Independent Lens

Bhutto by Duane Baughman and Johnny O'Hara

  • Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long Form


Desert of Forbidden Art by filmmakers Amanda Pope and Tchavdar Georgiev

  • Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming
  • Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Music & Sound

A Film Unfinished by filmmaker Yael Hersonski

  • Outstanding Historical Programming - Long Form

The Woodmans by filmmaker C. Scott Willis

  • Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming



Better This World by filmmakers Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway

  • Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Long Form
  • Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing - Documentary and Long Form
  • Best Documentary


Last Train Home by filmmaker Lixin Fan

  • Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting - Long Form
  • Best Documentary


Where Soldiers Come From by filmmaker Heather Courtney

  • Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long Form

You can find the entire list of nominations for the 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards on their website.


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