AARP Movies for Grownups Awards (2021)

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Alliance of Women Film Journalists (2021)

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary Feature Film

Austin Film Critics Association (2021)

AFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Chlotrudis Awards (2021)

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US (2021)

Cinema Eye Honors Award [Winner]

The Unforgettables

Judith Heumann

Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize [Nominee]


James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Columbus Film Critics Association (2021)

COFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Critics' Choice Documentary Awards (2020)

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Winner]

Most Compelling Living Subject of a Documentary

Judith Heumann

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Nominee]

Best Editing

Andrew Gersh
Eileen Meyer

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Nominee]

Best Director

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Netflix

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Nominee]

Best Archival Documentary

Netflix

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Nominee]

Best Historical/Biographical Documentary

Netflix

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards (2021)

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Film Independent Spirit Awards (2021)

Independent Spirit Award [Winner]

Best Documentary

Sara Bolder
James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

FOCAL International Awards (2021)

FOCAL Award [Winner]

Best Use of Footage in a History Feature

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

FOCAL Award [Nominee]

Best Use of Footage in a Cinematic Feature

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham
Netflix
Good Gravy Films

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (2021)

Dorian Award [Nominee]

Documentary of the Year

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards (2021)

GMS Award [Winner]

Best Music Supervision for a Documentary

Aminé Ramer

Hawaii Film Critics Society (2021)

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Hollywood Critics Association (2020)

Midseason Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary Film

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US (2020)

IFJA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

International Documentary Association (2021)

IDA Award [Winner]

Best Feature

Nicole Newnham
James Lebrecht
Sara Bolder

Video Source Award [Winner]


James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham
Sara Bolder

IDA Award [Nominee]

Best Writing

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

IDA Award [Nominee]

Best Editing

Andrew Gersh
Eileen Meyer

IDA Award [Nominee]

Best Director

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Iowa Film Critics Awards (2021)

IFC Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards (2021)

KCFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Media Access Awards (2020)

Media Access Documentary Award [Winner]


James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Miami Film Festival (2020)

Zeno Mountain Award [Winner]


James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Knight Documentary Achievement Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA (2021)

Golden Reel Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Feature Documentary

Jacob Bloomfield-Misrach
Greg Francis
Bijan Sharifi
William Sammons
James Lebrecht

North Texas Film Critics Association, US (2021)

NTFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Phoenix Critics Circle (2021)

PCC Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary Film

San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle (2021)

SFBAFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Satellite Awards (2021)

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture, Documentary

Sundance Film Festival (2020)

Audience Award [Winner]

Documentary

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Grand Jury Prize [Nominee]

Documentary

James Lebrecht
Nicole Newnham

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards (2021)

TFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards (2021)

Joe Barber Award [Nominee]

Best Portrayal of Washington, DC

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Documentary