Directed and Produced by
Tina DiFeliciantonio & Jane C. Wagner
Produced for the Sundance Channel
For 21 years, the International Documentary Association has promoted non-fiction film and video by honoring the distinguished documentary films of the past year. Document 2003 highlights the following award-winners (listed in order of appearance):
Short Documentary Award:
Chavez Ravine: A Los Angeles Story tells the bittersweet story of how an American community was betrayed by greed, political hypocrisy and good intentions gone astray. Directed by Jordan Mechner.
Continuing Series Award:
The American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till is a retelling of a pivotal event in the birth of the civil-rights movement. Directed and produced by Stanley Nelson.
Pare Lorentz Award:
Berga: Soldiers of Another War tells the story of American prisoners of war caught in the tragedy of the Holocaust. Produced by Grace Guggenheim.
The work of Alex Rivera, winner of the Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award.
The following filmmakers also appear:
Career Achievement Award
Sir David Attenborough, Producer/Director
Mel Stuart, Producer/Director
Preservation & Scholarship Award
Michael Rabiger, Author/Film Professor
Feature Documentary Award
Balseros, Carlos Bosch, Director
ABC NEWS VideoSource Award
Bus 174, Jose Padilha, Director
Limited Series Award
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Bill Jersey &
Richard Wormser, Directors/Producers
David L. Wolper Student Achievement Award
Waiting For Spring, Sue-Yeon Jung, Director