Academy Awards short list (of top ten) feature length documentary

Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism

Banff Rockie Special Jury Prize

Banff Rockie, Best Social Political documentary nomination

Bronze Plaque, Columbus International Film and Video Festival

Chris Award, Columbus International Film and Video Festival

Chalmers Award, short-list

Edgar Dale Award for Screenwriting, Columbus International Film and Video Festival

Gemini Award, Donald Britain Award for Social Political Documentary

Gemini Award, Best Direction, Documentary

Gemini Award, Best Writing, Documentary

Gemini Award, Best Editing

Gemini Award, Best Sound

Gemini Award, Best Cinematography

Gemini Awards, 17 nominations

Genie Best Feature Documentary Award, nomination

Golden Apple Award National Educational Media Network

Gold Plaque Award, The Chicago International Television Competition

Golden Gate Award, Certificate of Merit, San Francisco International Film Festival

Hesca Award, First Place, Lake Tahoe

Hot Docs Best 2010 Canadian Feature Award

Hot Docs 2006 Best Canadian Feature Award

Hot Docs Director in Focus

Hot Docs Silver Medal

Hot Docs Best History Documentary

IDA Best feature Documentary nomination

International Film and Video Festival, Bronze Plaque Award

International Film and Video Festival, Certificate of Merit

Monte –Carlo Festival de Television, Best Documentary nomination

Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones, Honourable Mention

National Council on Family Relations, Honourable Mention

New York Festivals, Silver Medal, Current Events

New York Festival, Honorable mention

Red Ribbon Award, American Film and Video Festival

Silver Apple Award National Educational Media Network

Women in Film Festival, Outstanding Achievement

Yorkton Golden Sheaf Award, Best of Festival

Yorkton Golden Sheaf Award, Best Director

Yorkton Golden Sheaf Award, Best Social Political Documentary

Yorkton Golden Sheaf Award, Best History Documentary

Yorkton Gold Sheaf Award, Best Music

UNESCO, Gandhi Silver Medal for Promoting the Culture of Peace

US International Film and Video Festival, Certificate for Creative Excellence

Wift-Toronto, Creative Excellence Award