The Boston Globe Filmmakers Fund Award

The Boston Globe Filmmakers Fund Award, established in 2014, supports visionary filmmakers with an annual grant while furthering Boston's role as an epicenter of documentary film. Contributions to the fund have been donated by patrons of GlobeDocs throughout the year. Thank you to our many supporters. Past Filmmaker Fund Award recipients: 2016: Sue Williams, Director, DEATH BY DESIGN 2015: Laura Poitras, Director, CITIZENFOUR, co-creator of Field of Vision

Audience Award

The GlobeDocs Film Festival will offer an Audience Award. Film goers will have an opportunity to vote at each screening they attend. Past Audience Award winners: 2016: THEO WHO LIVED, directed by David Schisgall 2015: THE STATE OF MARRIAGE, directed by Jeff Kaufman

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