Documentary Podcast #17: IDA Awards, including Simon Kilmurry, Gordon Quinn

Documentary Podcast #17: IDA Awards, including Simon Kilmurr...

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The annual International Documentary Association Awards are in the spotlight of this episode, which was recorded on location in Los Angeles, including a visit to the ceremony at the Paramount Theatre. IDA executive director Simon Kilmurry talks about assuming that role in 2015, the importance of the awards and his organization's mission. Career achievement winner Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films reflects on his decades spent making socially conscious documentaries. And award winners Stevan Riley ("Listen to Me Marlon"), Brett Morgen ("Cobain: Montage of Heck") and Matthew Heineman ("Cartel Land") weigh in on their big nights.
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The annual International Documentary Association Awards are in the spotlight of this episode, which was recorded on location in Los Angeles, including a visit to the ceremony at the Paramount Theatre. IDA executive director Simon Kilmurry talks about assuming that role in 2015, the importance of the awards and his organization's mission. Career achievement winner Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films reflects on his decades spent making socially conscious documentaries. And award winners Stevan Riley ("Listen to Me Marlon"), Brett Morgen ("Cobain: Montage of Heck") and Matthew Heineman ("Cartel Land") weigh in on their big nights.
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