Nine Cinema Eye Honor nominations for Dogwoof

We're thrilled to share the list of Dogwoof docs recognised in this year's round of Cinema Eye Honors nominations. Our films have bagged an out-of-this-world nine nominations at the 11th awards including the Outstanding Achievement in Direction, Spotlight Award and the Audience Choice Prize to name a few. Take a look at the titles that have been honoured for their achievement in non-fiction filmmaking. Winners will be announced on 11 January at the annual awards ceremony.

City of Ghosts

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking

Audience Choice Prize

Outstanding Achievement in Production

Audience Choice Prize

Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Matthew Heineman follows up Cartel Land with another real-life international thriller. With deeply personal access, City of Ghosts is the story of a brave group of Syrian citizen journalists risking their lives to stand up against the Islamic State in Raqqa.


The Reagan Show

Outstanding Achievement in Editing

Locarno-winning directors chronicle Ronald Reagan’s presidency through never-before-seen archival footage, and in doing so reveal how the Hollywood star’s leadership style foreshadowed Donald Trump’s rise to power.


Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation

An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, the 'Man behind the Curtain', and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation

A documentary feature on Jane Jacobs, Robert Moses and their epic battles for the right to the city in the 20th century, and how those struggles inform, define and frame the fights we are having over cities in the era of mass urbanization and the global megacity.

The Work

Audience Choice Prize

Inside Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men during four days of intensive group therapy with serving convicts, revealing an intimate and powerful portrait of authentic human transformation that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation.

Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle

Spotlight Award

A charming and rich portrait of eccentric matriarch Julita Salmerón and her family. With hilarious and unexpected turns we discover just how Julita got her three childhood wishes: lots of kids, a monkey, and a castle.