Director's Guild of America Spotlighted the Documentary Filmmakers Nominated for Oscars 2016
The Director’s Guild of America hosted a successful “Meet the Nominees:Documentary” event at the DGA Theater 1, on Friday, February 5, 2016, for the documentary filmmakers nominated for Oscars 2016.
- James Moli, the DGA Documentary Chair, moderated the dialogue with the nominees.
The Director’s Guild of America spotlighted the following filmmakers:
- Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai- Vasarhelyi for the film: Meru.
- Liza Garbus for the film: What Happened,Miss Simone?
- Alex Gibner for the film:Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief.
- Matthew Heineman, for the film: Cartel Land.
- Asif Kapadia, for the film: Amy.
- Cocktail reception held at the DGA lobby followed immediately after the Q and A portion.
- Many film directors, producers, buyers, distributors, and Oscar's voters attended the invitations-only event.