Broadcast Film Critics Association Names 2019 Documentary Award Winners

Published on Nov 11, 2019

The Broadcast Film Critics Association has named the winners of the group’s 2019 documentary film prizes. “Apollo 11,” director Todd Douglas Miller’s majestic ode to Nasa’s flagship mission to the moon, continues to crush it, picking up multiple awards throughout Sunday evening’s announcement. It took home the night’s top prize, with a total of five awards, leading a pack of winners that included “They Shall Not Grow Old,” “Maiden,” “American Factory,” and more. The awards were handed out at a gala event in Brooklyn. See the full list of winners below.

There’s no denying the wind “Apollo 11” has in its sails this awards season, and tellingly, the picture took home the honor for Best Archival Documentary. After working on a short film about the later Apollo 17 journey, and directing 2014’s archeological deep-dive “Dinosaur 13,” Todd Douglas Miller was approached to create a 50th-anniversary tribute to Apollo 11.

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Author: Ryan Lattanzio