Monday, 14 January 2013


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Malik Bendjelloul (Searching for Sugar Man)
Kirby Dick (The Invisible War)
David France (How to Survive a Plague)
Lauren Greenfield (The Queen of Versailles)
Alison Klayman (Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry)

Despite having seen only two of these films (I plan to amend that asap), I like that I like both of them - Searching for Sugar Man and The Invisible War. Three of these are up for the Oscar (those two and How to Survive a Plague), which is more, extraordinarily, than in the Feature Film category, in which they matched with Oscar's Best Director category a pitiful 2/5. Winners, I presume, will be announced at the same time as the Feature Film nominees, on the 2nd of February.