Film Independent announced today the nominees for their 2019 Independent Spirit Awards, with Minding the Gapearning two award nominations for Best Documentary and the Truer Than Fiction Award.
Find a full list of nominees in Deadline Hollywood.
The Truer Than Fiction Award is presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition.
It's been an especially award-studded fall for the film, with Minding the Gap earning eight Cinema Eye Honors nominations, five Critics' Choice Award nominations, and winning two pre-announced International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards for Emerging Filmmaker and Best Editing, and an IDA Award nomination for Best Feature.
Minding the Gap is presented by Hulu. Edited by Joshua Altman and Bing Liu. Original music by Nathan Halpern and Chris Ruggiero. Cinematography by Bing Liu. Executive produced by Sally Jo Fifer, Justine Nagan, Chris White, Gordon Quinn, Steve James and Betsy Steinberg. Produced by Diane Quon and Bing Liu. Directed by Bing Liu.
Minding the Gap is a co-production of Kartemquin Films, American Documentary | POV, and Independent Television Service, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program.