Allan King Documentary Award

In honour of the late Canadian documentary filmmaker Allan King, this award recognizes the year’s best achievement in documentary film.

This year, the award went to American Factory.

Past Winners

2019 Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert , American Factory

2018 Morgan Neville , Won't You Be My Neighbour?

2017 JR, Agnes Varda , Faces Places

2016 Kirsten Johnson , Cameraperson

2015 Joshua Oppenheimer , The Look of Silence

2014 Jesse Moss , The Overnighters

2013 Joshua Oppenheimer , The Act of Killing

2012 Sarah Polley , Stories We Tell

2011 Patricio Guzman , Nostalgia For the Light

2010 Banksy , Exit Through the Gift Shop

2009 Louie Psihoyos , The Cove

2008 James Marsh , Man on Wire

2007 Charles Ferguson , No End in Sight

2006 Jennifer Baichwal , Manufactured Landscapes

2005 Werner Herzog , Grizzly Man

2004 Errol Morris , The Fog of War

2003 Andrew Jarecki , Capturing the Friedmans

2002 Michael Moore , Bowling for Columbine