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Morgan Spurlock returns as IDA Doc Awards host

The International Documentary Association has revealed that 2008 IDA Documentary Awards host Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, 30 Days)) will return as host of the 2010 awards, held on December 3 in Los Angeles. The IDA will also honor director Barbara Kopple (Harlan County USA, Shut Up and Sing) with the 2010 Career Achievement Award. Alan and Susan Raymond, the duo behind the PBS documentary series An American Family, often credited as being the first reality series, will receive the Pioneer Award. Lastly, IDA has announced that filmmaker and film professor Mark Jonathan Harris (The Redwoods, Long Way Home) will receive IDA's Preservation and Scholarship Award. Harris is chair of the documentary film program at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. The complete list of nominees and finalists will be announced at a later date.
October 21, 2010

The International Documentary Association has revealed that 2008 IDA Documentary Awards host Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, 30 Days)) will return as host of the 2010 awards, held on December 3 in Los Angeles. The IDA will also honor director Barbara Kopple (Harlan County USA, Shut Up and Sing) with the 2010 Career Achievement Award. Alan and Susan Raymond, the duo behind the PBS documentary series An American Family, often credited as being the first reality series, will receive the Pioneer Award. Lastly, IDA has announced that filmmaker and film professor Mark Jonathan Harris (The Redwoods, Long Way Home) will receive IDA’s Preservation and Scholarship Award. Harris is chair of the documentary film program at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. The complete list of nominees and finalists will be announced at a later date.

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