As announced on their website, "Cinema Eye, the organization that celebrates artistry and craft in nonfiction filmmaking, have announced their annual list of “The Unforgettables” - this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.
“Filmmakers know that their relationships with their subjects are often the most important element of in the success of their films,” Cinema Eye Founding Director AJ Schnack said. “Many of the greatest documentaries ever made - from Grey Gardens to Crumb to American Movie - were built on compelling individuals who allowed a filmmaker to capture and observe their lives. With the Unforgettables we celebrate this relationship.
"The Unforgettables celebrates the fearlessness of this unique collaboration between filmmakers and subjects."
- Bob and Marcel Ne Me Quitte Pas
- Pam Brooks Tales of the Grim Sleeper
- Brandy Burre Actress
- Nick Cave 20,000 Days on Earth
- Chaz and Roger Ebert Life Itself
- Shep Gordon Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (reviewed by Darcy Staniforth)
- Alejandro Jodorowsky Jodorowsky’s Dune
- Mark Landis Art and Craft
- Anna Neistat The E-Team
- Pastor Jay Reinke The Overnighters
- Abdul Basset Saroot Return to Homs
- Edward Snowden Citizenfour
- Clark Terry Keep On Keepin’ On
- Matthew Van Dyke Point and Shoot
- John Wojtowicz The Dog (reviewed by Kristen Lopez)
"The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking were founded in late 2007 to recognize and honor exemplary craft and innovation in nonfiction film. Cinema Eye’s mission is to advocate for, recognize and promote the highest commitment to rigor and artistry in the nonfiction field."