Martin Scorsese to receive DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement award

Robert and Anne Drew Awards also announced

by Anne-Katrin Titze

Martin Scorsese to receive a DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement Award
Martin Scorsese to receive a DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement Award Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

At the fifth annual DOC NYC Visionaries Tribute Awards event on November 7, Martin Scorsese, whose latest film The Irishman will open on November 1 in the US and his Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story will have a special screening during the festival, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. Michael Apted joins Scorsese in that honour and his 63 Up will also be shown.

DOC NYC 2019 is dedicated to the memory of DA Pennebaker
DOC NYC 2019 is dedicated to the memory of DA Pennebaker Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Last year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners were Wim Wenders and Orlando Bagwell.

The 2019 Visionaries host committee include Jon Alpert, Joe Berlinger, Amy Berg, Kate Davis, Marshall Curry, Heidi Ewing, Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Rachel Grady, Chris Hegedus, Amy Hobby, Barbara Kopple, Frazer Pennebaker, and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi.

Andrew Rossi and Barbara Kopple honoured DA Pennebaker with personal remembrances earlier this year and the 2019 DOC NYC is “dedicated to the memory” of the grand master of Direct Cinema.

Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert will receive the Robert and Anne Drew Award for observational filmmaking and their film American Factory will be screened. Cynthia Lopez, executive director of New York Women in Film and Television, will receive the Leading Light Award for distinguished service to documentary in a role outside filmmaking.

The 10th DOC NYC runs from November 6 through November 15

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