City of Ghosts is awards top pick and nominated for PGA award

Matthew Heineman's critically acclaimed City of Ghosts is an awards favourite and has been nominated for a prestigious PGA Award. 

A real-life international thriller, City of Ghosts follows the journey of a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.

The Producers Guild of America Awards celebrates the best producing work of the year and has nominated City of Ghosts for the Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures. The 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards will take place on 20 January 2018.

Read about the film as an awards top pick here. 

The Syria doc also won the IDA’s first ever Courage Under Fire Award presented to the film teams and its subjects for demonstrating courage. 

The film has already been enthusiastically received by all already winning four awards.


  Candescent Award - Sundance Film Festival 2017
Politikens Audience Award - CPH:DOX 2017
Grand Jury Prize - Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017
The Unforgettables - Cinema Eye Honors 2017