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“Tabloid,” “Cave,” “Nim” feted by U.S. critics

Film critics associations in LA, San Francisco, Boston and New York have chosen their picks for the year's best docs, with Errol Morris's Tabloid (pictured), Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams and James Marsh's Project Nim among the winners.
December 12, 2011

Film critics associations in LA, San Francisco, Boston and New York have chosen their picks for the year’s best docs, with Errol Morris’s Tabloid (pictured), Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams and James Marsh’s Project Nim among the winners.

The San Francisco Film Critics Circle gave its best doc prize to Tabloid, Morris’s tale of a 1970s sex scandal involving a former Miss Wyoming; while the Boston Society of Film Critics’ Best Documentary prize went to chimp tale Project Nim.

The Boston critics also named Richard Press’s Bill Cunningham, New York as its best doc runner-up.

Meanwhile, the New York Film Critics Online and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association both gave their best documentary prizes to Cave of Forgotten Dreams.

The LA Critics also gave a runner-up prize to Clio Barnard’s The Arbor.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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