Welcome to this year’s Lion Awards. Over the next 10 days we’ll be celebrating the best of cinema for 2013, as voted on by the members of the LAMB. Here’s the lineup of awards, by order of announcement:
Best Foreign Film (non-English)
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
To kick things off, here are the results for Best Documentary Film. The Top 5 Documentaries of 2013 are…
5. Dirty Wars (35 points)
4. 20 Feet from Stardom (60 points)
3. Stories We Tell (65 points)
2. Blackfish (91 points)
1. The Act of Killing (131 points)
No surprise here, the winner is The Act of Killing! This critically acclaimed documentary has been picking up awards everywhere and this is no different. It’s also a strong contender for the Oscar next week.
Looking for Oscar nominees Cutie and the Boxer and The Square? They just missed the Top 5, finishing in joint 6th place with 30 points. Check back tomorrow for the award for Best Foreign Language Film.
2009: The Cove
2010: Exit Through The Gift Shop
2012: Searching for Sugar Man