Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (2022)

Best Documentary Feature

Writing with Fire (2021)

Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival

Al Jazeera Documentary Channel Award [Winner] (2021)

Long Film
India

Writing with Fire (2021)

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2021)

IDFA Audience Award

Writing with Fire (2021)

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Asia Pacific Screen Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Documentary Feature Film

Writing with Fire (2021)

Belfast Film Festival

Maysles Brothers Award [Winner] (2021)

Feature Documentary
India

Writing with Fire (2021)

Maysles Brothers Award [Winner] (2021)

Feature Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Bergen International Film Festival

Checkpoints Award [Winner] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Blackstar Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary Feature

Writing with Fire (2021)

Best Feature Documentary [Winner] (2021)

Feature Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize [Nominee] (2022)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Cleveland International Film Festival

Greg Gund Memorial Standing Up Award [Nominee] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife International Film Festival

Best Director [Winner] (2014)

Climate Change & Sustainable Technologies

Timbaktu (2012)

CPH:DOX

F:ACT Award [Nominee] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

DMZ International Documentary Film Festival

Asian Perspective Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Film

Writing with Fire (2021)

DocsMX: The International Documentary Film Festival of Mexico City

Best Documentary [Winner] (2021)

Another World Is Possible

Writing with Fire (2021)

Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival

Truth Award [Winner] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (GZDOC)

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2022)

Best Feature Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Audience Award [Nominee] (2021)

Top Ten Audience Favorites

Writing with Fire (2021)

IDFA

IDFA Audience Award [Winner] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

International Documentary Association

Courage Under Fire Award [Winner] (2022)


IDA Award [Nominee] (2022)

Best Feature

Writing with Fire (2021)

Jaipur International Film Festival

Best Documentary Film [Winner] (2013)


Timbaktu (2012)

International Competition [Winner] (2012)

Best Documentary

Dilli (2011)

Krakow Film Festival

Silver Horn [Winner] (2021)

Best Film on Social Issues

Writing with Fire (2021)

Golden Horn [Nominee] (2021)

Best Feature-Length Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Los Angeles Movie Awards, US

Los Angeles Movie Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Documentary Short

Dilli (2011)

Millenium Film Festival

Prix du Public [Winner] (2022)

Best Feature Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Best Documentary [Nominee] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Molodist International Film Festival

Scythian Deer [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary Feature Film

Writing with Fire (2021)

National Film Awards, India

Silver Lotus Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Environment Film including Agriculture

Timbaktu (2012)

Nordic Docs

Best Feature Documentary [Winner] (2021)

Best Feature Documentary (over 60 min)

Writing with Fire (2021)

Norwich Film Festival, UK

Best Documentary Film [Winner] (2012)

Best Documentary Film

Dilli (2011)

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Right to Know Competition [Nominee] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Oslo Films from the South Festival

DOC: South Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

San Francisco International Film Festival

Golden Gate Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary Feature

Writing with Fire (2021)

Seattle International Film Festival

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2021)

Documentary Competition

Writing with Fire (2021)

Documentary Competition Award [Nominee] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Social Impact Media Awards, US

Social Impact Media Award [Winner] (2022)

Best Director

Writing with Fire (2021)

Social Impact Media Award [Nominee] (2022)

Documentary Feature

Writing with Fire (2021)

Sundance Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2021)

World Cinema - Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award [Winner] (2021)

Impact and Change

Writing with Fire (2021)

Grand Jury Prize [Nominee] (2021)

World Cinema - Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Telluride Mountainfilm Festival

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary Feature

Writing with Fire (2021)

The Hague Movies that Matter Festival

Grand Jury Documentary Award [Winner] (2022)

Best Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Grand Jury Documentary Award [Winner] (2022)

Best Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Activist Documentary Award [Nominee] (2022)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Activist Documentary Award [Nominee] (2022)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Grand Jury Documentary Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Activist Documentary Award [Nominee] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Valladolid International Film Festival

Tiempo de Historia Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Washington DC Filmfest

Justice Matters Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary

Writing with Fire (2021)

Wisconsin Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Documentary Feature

Writing with Fire (2021)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

Citizens' Prize [Winner] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)

Ogawa Shinsuke Prize [Nominee] (2021)


Writing with Fire (2021)