2020 SHORT LIST: SPECIAL JURY RECOGNITION FOR TRUTH TO POWER
Journalism’s role of exposing corruption has rarely been as dramatically portrayed as in Collective. Filmmaker Alexander Nanau follows a team of Romanian reporters in real time as they doggedly uncover a deadly scandal that reaches the highest levels of government. Like a real-life version of All the President’s Men, the film has won critical raves on a prestigious festival run including Venice, Toronto, and Sundance: “Absolutely brilliant” (Rolling Stone). “This is truly a documentary for our times” (Variety).
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Director Alexander Nanau is the recipient of the Robert and Anne Drew Award for Documentary Excellence, presented as part of DOC NYC 2020’s Visionaries Tribute.
Watch an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Director Alexander Nanau.
Director: Alexander Nanau
Executive Producer: Antony Root, Philippa Kowarsky
Producer: Alexander Nanau, Bianca Oana, Bernard Michaux, Hanka Kastelicová
Writer: Alexander Nanau, Antoaneta Opris
Cinematographer: Alexander Nanau
Editor: Alexander Nanau, George Cragg, Dana Bunescu
Music: Angelo Dos Santos
US Distributor: Magnolia Pictures