The 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!
Art & Copy by filmmaker Doug Pray • Nominated for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming
A Village Called Versailles by S. Leo Chiang • Nominated for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story – Long Form
The Eyes of Me by filmmaker Keith Maitland • Nominated for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction
The Longoria Affair by filmmaker John J. Valadez • Nominated for Outstanding Historical Programming – Long Form
The Oath by Laura Poitras • Nominated for Best Documentary • Nominated for Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form
Off and Running by filmmakers Nicole Opper and Sharese Bullock • Nominated for Outstanding International Programming – Long Form
A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman by filmmaker Peter Raymont • Nominated for Outstanding Editing
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