2011 Special Awards


Best Film Series

All Roads Lead to Nowhere The Films of Monte Hellman (HFA)

American Punk (HFA)

The Complete Henri-Georges Clouzot (HFA)

Noir Nights (ArtsEmerson)

Science on Screen (Coolidge Corner)


Best Rediscoveries

Children of Hiroshima (Masterworks by Maneto Shindo, HFA)

Days and Nights in the Forest (Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan: Two Generations in Indian Cinema, HFA)

Deep End (The Radical Visions of Jerzy Skolimowski, HFA)

The Makioka Sisters (New and Restored Prints, MFA)

The Shooting (All Roads Lead to Nowhere The Films of Monte Hellman, HFA)


Special Commendations

To the Brattle Film Foundation for ten years as a nonprofit, for its continued commitment to film preservation, and for its eclectic, and historically and culturally relevant repertory programming at the Brattle Theater.

To Ben FowlieSara Archambault, and Sean Flynn, co-founder programmers of DocYard, for presenting a vibrant forum for the Boston documentary community to see important new non-fiction works and to have meaningful discussions with the filmmakers.

To The Museum of Fine Arts for purchasing, programming, and broadly promoting Christian Marclay’s film installation, “The Clock,” and for allowing audiences to experience this unique work of cinema in its full 24-hour runtime on select dates.