The Interrupters won two awards tonight at the Cinema Eye Honors in New York: Best Direction for Steve James, and the top honor of the night: "Oustanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking."
In accepting the award from documentary legend Michael Moore, Steve James quipped: "Tonight, I really don't care about the Oscars!"
Congratulations to The Interrupters main crew of Steve James, Alex Kotlowitz, Zak Piper and Aaron Wickenden, and thanks to everyone who has helped support this film!
You can now pre-order the DVD and Blu-Ray of The Interrupters in the Kartemquin store, where we are offering 20% off and free signed posters for randomly selected lucky buyers!
Edit 1/12/12: More good news for Steve James: he is also a Directors Guild of America nominee for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries. Read today's announcement.
View photos of The Interrupters crew and cast at the Cinema Eye Honors in IndieWIRE.
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