NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Documentary

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This article lists the winners and nominees for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Documentary. This award was first given in 2008, before being discontinued after the 2009 ceremony. The award returned during the 2017 ceremony, this time honoring film and television documentaries separately.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

2000s[edit]

Year Documentary Ref
2008
Darfur Now [1]
Bastards of the Party
Desert Bayou
Price of Sugar
Sicko
2009
Good Hair [2]
Capitalism: A Love Story
Crips and Bloods: Made in America
Crude
More Than a Game

2010s[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Documentary Ref
2017
13th [3]
I Am Not Your Negro
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Miss Sharon Jones!
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
2018
Step [4]
I Called Him Morgan
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities
The Rape of Recy Taylor
Whose Streets?
2019
Amazing Grace [5]
Making The Five Heartbeats
Quincy
RBG
Whitney

Television[edit]

Year Documentary Ref
2017
Roots: A New Vision [3]
Major League Legends: Hank Aaron
Policing the Police
Roots: A History Revealed
Streets of Compton
2018
The 44th President: In His Own Words [4]
Birth of a Movement
Black Love
The Defiant Ones
What the Health
2019
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland [6]
Hope & Fury: MLK, The Movement and the Media
King in the Wilderness
Shut Up & Dribble
Time for Ilhan

2020s[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Documentary Ref
2020
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am [7]
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
The Black Godfather
The Apollo
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
2021
John Lewis: Good Trouble [8]
All In: The Fight for Democracy
Coded Bias
Mr. Soul!
On the Record

Television[edit]

Year Documentary Ref
2020
Hitsville: The Making of Motown [7]
Free Meek
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
Martin: The Legacy of a King
ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke
2021
The Last Dance [8]
And She Could Be Next
Black Love
Enslaved: The Lost History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Unsung

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 Image Awards". Awardsandwinners. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
  2. ^ "2009 Image Awards". Awardsandwinners. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
  3. ^ a b N'Duka, Amanda (February 11, 2017). "Image Awards: 'Hidden Figures' Wins Best Picture; 'Black-ish' & 'Queen Sugar' Nab TV Honors – Full List". Deadline. Retrieved February 18, 2017.
  4. ^ a b THR Staff (20 November 2017). "NAACP Image Awards: 'Marshall,' 'Get Out,' 'Girls Trip' Dominate Film Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  5. ^ "NAACP | WINNERS OF 50th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS ANNOUNCED DURING LIVE BROADCAST ON TV ONE HOSTED BY ANTHONY ANDERSON". NAACP. 2019-03-31. Retrieved 2021-02-05.
  6. ^ Nakamura, Reid (March 31, 2019). "NAACP Image Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List". TheWrap. Retrieved April 3, 2021.
  7. ^ a b "NAACP Winners 2020: The Complete List". Variety. February 23, 2020. Retrieved April 3, 2021.
  8. ^ a b "2021 NAACP Image Awards: The Complete Winners List". Entertainment Tonight. March 29, 2021. Retrieved April 3, 2021.