Matthew Heineman's latest, City of Ghosts, is one of Indiewire's frontrunners in the Oscar race for Best Documentary Feature.
The film which shadows citizen journalists as they take to social media in their fight against ISIS joins other notable films including the upcoming Cannes L'Œil d'Or award-winner and fellow Syria documentary Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS in the list.
Dogwoof documentary Dina following neurologically diverse couple Dina and Scott in the run-up to their wedding day also received a mention in the mag's contenders category. Read the full article here.
City of Ghosts is out in New York now and opens in selected US cinemas Friday 14 July. Find out more about the US release here.
The film releases in the UK and Ireland on Friday 21 July. Visit the website here to find out more about the GB release.