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Jehane Noujaim Nominated for DGA Award for 'The Square'


Jehane Noujaim Nominated for DGA Award for The Square

 Directors Guild Unveils Documentary Nominees
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Monday January 13, 2014

LOS ANGELES –Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 2013.

“The five documentary filmmakers nominated today have made powerful films exploring humanity in all its complications,” said Barclay. “From intricate family portrayals to lives caught in political upheaval, these works are intimate, heartbreaking and triumphant. My congratulations to each of the nominees.”

The winner will be named at the 66th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The nominees are (in alphabetical order):

JEHANE NOUJAIM
The Square
Netflix
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Noujaim Films
Maktube Productions
WorldView
Roast Beef Productions
This is Ms. Noujaim’s third DGA Award nomination. She won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for Startup.com in 2001 (together with Chris Hegedus) and was also nominated in this category in 2004 for Control Room.

See all the full list of nominees here

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