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Critics Choice Documentary Awards: Dick Johnson Is Dead wins Best Feature

Dick Johnson in Kirsten Johnson's Dick Johnson Is Dead
Dick Johnson in Dick Johnson Is Dead

Three weeks after the fact, in this strangest of all awards seasons, I get around to publishing the winners of the 2020 Critics Choice Documentary Awards. 100% for my own sake, so also for my own sake, I'll get on with it and cut this pointless, tedious little intro shor

Best Documentary Feature

Dick Johnson Is Dead (Netflix)

Best Director

Kirsten Johnson (Dick Johnson Is Dead)

Best First Documentary Feature

Melissa Haizlip (Mr. Soul!)

Best Cinematography

Roger Horrocks (My Octopus Teacher)

Best Editing

Lindy Jankura, Alexis Johnson and Alex Keipper (Totally Under Control)

Best Score

Marco Beltrami, Brandon Roberts and Buck Sanders (The Way I See It)

Best Narration

David Attenborough (David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet)

Best Archival Documentary

MLK/FBI (Field of Vision/IFC Films)

Best Historical/Biographical Documentary

John Lewis: Good Trouble (Magnolia Pictures/Participant)

Best Music Documentary

Beastie Boys Story (Apple)

The Go-Go's (Showtime)

Best Political Documentary

Boys State (Apple)

Best Science/Nature Documentary

My Octopus Teacher (Netflix)

Best Sports Documentary

Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes (HBO)

Athlete A (Netflix)

Best Short Documentary

St. Louis Superman (Sami Khan, Smriti Mundhra and Poh Si Teng)


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