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‘O.J.: Made in America,’ ‘13th’ Top First Annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards

“O.J.: Made in America” won four prizes at the first annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards on Thursday night. Ezra Edelman’s film walked away with honors for best documentary and best director (theatrical feature), best sports documentary, and best limited documentary series.

Ava DuVernay’s “13th” won best documentary and best director in the TV/streaming categories, as well as best political documentary.

Nominees were announced last month. Full list of winners below.

Best Documentary – Theatrical Feature
“O.J.: Made in America”

Best Director – Theatrical Feature
Ezra Edelman (“O.J.: Made in America”)

Best Documentary – TV/Streaming
13th

Best Director – TV/Streaming
Ava DuVernay (“13th”)

Best First Documentary – Theatrical Feature
Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg (“Weiner”)

Best First Documentary – TV/Streaming
TIE – Jacob Bernstein, Nick Hooker (“Everything Is Copy”) and Deborah Esquenazi (“Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four”)

Best Political Documentary
“13th”

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Best Sports Documentary
“O.J.: Made in America”

Best Music Documentary
“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years”

Best Song in a Documentary
“I’m Still Here” from “Miss Sharon Jones!”

Best Limited Documentary Series
“O.J.: Made in America”

Best Ongoing Documentary Series
“30 for 30”

Most Innovative Documentary
“Tower”

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