RBC 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, which includes a cheque for $5,000.

This year, the award went to Morgan Neville’s Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Past Winners

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