Don Argott and Demian Fenton’s Last Days Here, a music doc about the crack-addicted frontman of hard-rock band Pentagram, has won the first IDFA Play Award for best music documentary at IDFA in Holland.
The film was nominated against Kyteman. Now What? from Menna Laura Meijer, and When the Drum is Beating from Whitney Dow. The award comes with a €2,500 (US$3,400) prize.
The jury, consisting of Miriam Leah Brenner, Lotje IJzermans, Rodrigo Letier, James Mottram and Zjakki Willems, nominated the three films for the award from a pool of 17 in competition.
On November 23, the nominations for the other competition programs will be announced, with the winners unveiled at a closing ceremony on November 25.