Cinema Eye Honors Announce 2017 Short Documentary Shortlist

The Send-Off

We’re still four months away from the 2017 Cinema Eye Honors, but the contenders for the nonfiction awards are already being shortlisted. Some of them, anyway. This week, Cinema Eye announced 10 semi-finalists for the Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking Honor, a shortlist that includes a number of short docs available to watch online right now.

Check out the titles below and, where available, the films themselves (or trailers or teasers where available if not). The official nominees will be announced November 2nd and the award will be given out on January 11, 2017.

Bacon and God’s Wrath (Canada)
Directed by Sol Friedman

The Black Belt (USA)
Directed by Margaret Brown

Extremis (USA)
Directed by Dan Krauss

Gatekeeper (Canada)
Directed by Yung Chang

La Laguna (Mexico)
Directed by Aaron Schock

My Aleppo (USA)
Direct by Melissa Langer

Pickle (USA)
Directed by Amy Nicholson

The Send-Off (USA)
Directed by Ivette Lucas and Patrick Bresnan

Peace in the Valley (USA)
Directed by Mike Palmieri and Donal Mosher

Uzu (Japan)
Directed by Gaspard Kuentz

(Editor in Chief)

Christopher Campbell is the founding editor of Nonfics.