‘Searching for Sugar Man’ Named Best Doc Feature by IDA


One of the shortlisted films for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar, Searching for Sugar Man, was named the best doc of the year by the International Documentary Association (IDA). Meanwhile, last year’s Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short, Saving Face, repeated honors here. The awards took place Friday night and you can see all of the results after the jump.

Best Feature: “Searching for Sugar Man”

Best Short: “Saving Face”

Best Limited Series: “On Death Row”

Best Continuing Series: “American Masters”

Best Cinematography: Peter Gerdehag, “Women With Cows”

Best Editing: Rodney Ascher, “Room 237”

Best Music: Sixto Rodriguez, Malik Bendjelloul, “Searching  for Sugar Man”

Best Writing: Keith Patterson, “Ann Richards’ Texas”

Career Achievement Award: Arnold Shapiro

Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award:  David France

Pioneer Award: Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program  and Fund

David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award: “La  Camioneta”

ABCNews Videosource Award: “Harvest of Empire”

Humanitas Documentary Award: “Bitter Seeds”

Pare Lorentz Award: “The Island President”