More Emmy-Nominated Films We Love

Not to be outshined by the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, the 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards nominees were announced last week. Congratulations to these 5 nominated documentaries that are a part of our Fiscal Sponsorship program!


A rare insight into Shari’a law, an often-misunderstood legal framework for Muslims, told through the eyes of the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s religious courts.

Nominated for Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary


A riveting account of 1100 days of secret talks between Israelis and Palestinians, as told by the people who were there at the table.

Nominated for Outstanding Historical Documentary


We hosted a free screening on March 14, 2018.

Sheds light on Dolores Huerta, an enigmatic, intensely private woman who is among the most important activists in American history.

See the post-film Q&A with subject Dolores Huerta, director Peter Bratt and RadioWest’s Doug Fabrizio from our March 2018 screening here.

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary


We hosted a free screening on October 10, 2017.

Follows the story of Jennifer Brea and her husband Omar as they live and struggle with her chronic disease, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).

Nominated for Outstanding Editing: Documentary


We hosted a free screening on January 8, 2019.

An intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing.

Nominated for Outstanding Editing: Documentary

Congratulations also to these nominated films that we have screened: Quest, King in the Wilderness, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, Believer, I Am Not Your Negro, Science Fair, The Workers Cup, and God Knows Where I Am.

See the full list of nominees here.

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