Documentary ‘Hold Your Fire’ Wins Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize
TODAY: A new documentary on Flannery O'Connor has won the 1st Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film. The @nytimes covers the story:
NEWS: “Flannery,” a new documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman & Mark Bosco that documents the life of writer Flannery O’Connor, has won the first Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film. MORE:
The new Library of Congress/Ken Burns Prize for Film is an annual award recognizing accomplishment in historical documentaries. Comes with $200,000 grant. Submission deadline June 1. Spreading the word, per my sister and personal librarian .
Library of Congress will begin presenting an annual award named for Ken Burns, recognizing a filmmaker whose documentary uses original research and compelling narrative to tell stories about American history.