Freedom form Despair & Weapons of Mass Deception
in International Documentary Association Awards
Freedom form Despair: Directed by Brenda Brkusic, Music by Nenad Bach
Weapons of Mass Deception: Directed by Danny Schechter, Music by Nenad Bach
The 21 Annual IDA Awards Gala Benefit
Friday, December 9th, 2005
Where: Directors Guild of America--West
7920 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Program begins at 8:00 pm
Award Categories Include:
- Career Achievement Award
- Preservation & Scholarship Award
- Donnet Award
- IDA'S Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards in the categories of Feature, Short, Limited Series, Continuing Series, the IDA/ABCNEWS VideoSource Award, the IDA/Pare Lorentz Award and the IDA/David L. Wolper Student Documentary Achievement Award
See the IDA Award winning films at DocuFest on Saturday, December 10, 2005,
Eastman Kodak Building
6700 Santa Monica Blvd
9:00 am to Midnight
The IDA Awards, presented annually to recognize and honor distinguished achievement in documentary production.
Good news! A list of International Documentary Association Award nominees at the following link includes Freedom form Despair, March of the Penguins, Murderball, Weapons of Mass Deception, among others.
Freedom from Despair is nominated for a David L. Wolper Student Documentary Achievement Award and is being considered for a Donnet Award by invitation from the IDA Board of Directors.
I hope you can save the date (December 9th, 2005) and maybe attend the awards gala at the Director's Guild with the Freedom from Despair team!
The film is also playing this Saturday in the Westwood Int'l Film Festival at 4:30 pm. www.freedomfromdespair.com or www.westwoodfilmfestival.com for more info.
I hope all is well for you. Thanks for your help!