Art & Experience: The International Documentary Association (IDA) for their 31th festival will highlight six films in Best Feature Documentary category.

These films include AMY, Asif Kapadia’s best seller in England’s box office moving; The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Stanley Nelson; Listen To Me Marlon, Stevan Riley’s fascinating self-portrait of Marlon Brando culled from his vast archive of personal audio and visual materials; The Look of Silence, Joshua Oppenheimer; The Russian Woodpecker, Chad Gracia’s riveting examination of eccentric Ukranian artist Fedor Alexandrovich’s obsession with a Soviet-constructed radio antenna near the Chernobyl site; and What Happened, Miss Simone?, Liz Garbus.

We also can see “Body Team 12 “, “Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah”, “The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul”,  “Last Day of Freedom” and “Object” for best short documentary award.

The selected movies have been chosen by the votes from all over the world. Matthew Heineman will receive the IDA’s Courage Under Fire Award, in recognition of conspicuous bravery in the pursuit of truth.Heineman’s gripping film, CARTEL LAND, documents two modern-day vigilante movements – Dr. Joe Mireles’s citizen-led uprising against a violent drug cartel wreaking havoc in Mexico and the Arizona Border Recon led by Tim “Nailer” Foley, which is working to prevent Mexico’s drug wars from crossing into the United States. This 31st edition of the world’s most esteemed awards for nonfiction film making will be held on Saturday, December 5th in the Paramount Theater at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.