“Sugar Man,” “Island President” among Producers Guild doc noms

Five documentaries have been nominated for the 24th annual Producers Guild Awards' doc category, with the winner to be announced in late January. (Pictured: The Island President)
November 30, 2012

The Producers Guild of America has announced the five nominees for its documentary motion picture category.

The nominated documentaries are: Searching for Sugar Man, directed by Malik Bendjelloul; The Gatekeepers, directed by Dror Moreh; A People Uncounted, directed by Aaron Yeger; The Island President, directed by Jon Shenk; and The Other Dream Team, directed by Marius A. Markevicius.

These nominations join the television and digital series nominations announced earlier this week. The Producers Guild Awards will take place at the Beverly Hilton on January 26.


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