2015 Gotham Award Nominees Include ‘Approaching the Elephant’

Wilder Films

The nominees for the 25th annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced this morning, and among the nonfiction films recognized are Approaching the Elephant — one of my favorite documentaries of the year. Here is the list of nods relevant to this website along with links to our reviews were available:

Best Documentary

Approaching the Elephant
Amanda Rose Wilder, director; Jay Craven, Robert Greene, Amanda Rose Wilder, producers (Kingdom County Productions)
Nonfics review

Cartel Land
Matthew Heineman, director; Matthew Heineman, Tom Yellin, producers (The Orchard and A&E IndieFilms)

Heart of a Dog
Laurie Anderson, director; Dan Janvey, Laurie Anderson, producers (Abramorama and HBO Documentary Films)

Listen to Me Marlon
Stevan Riley, director; John Battsek, RJ Cutler, George Chignell, producers (Showtime Documentary Films)
Nonfics review

The Look of Silence
Joshua Oppenheimer, director; Signe Byrge Sørensen, producer (Drafthouse Films)

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Christopher Campbell is the founding editor of Nonfics.