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Festival cinéma Amnesty International

Au Cinéma pour les Droits Humains

2018 Best Short Documentary

Student Academy Awards 2016

2016 Documentary Finalist

Radio Television Digital News Association

Winner of the 2016 N.S. Bienstock Fellowship
This award recognizes a promising minority journalist in radio or television news.

Society of Professional Journalists - NorCal Chapter

Winner of the SPJ Excellence in Journalism Awards - Student Special Project (all media)

Broadcast Education Association

Festival of Media Arts

Winner of Best Student Documentary

Fargo Film Festival

Winner of Best Student Documentary
Winner Ruth Landfield Award - given annually in her memory in recognition of a film that celebrates “women of courage, conviction, and compassion.”  

DOCUTAH International Film Festival

Winner of Best Student Documentary

2016 Berkeley Film Foundation Grants

Winner of the 2016 Student Grant

Excellence Awards 2016

Winner of the Susan Rasky Award for Journalistic Excellence
Winner of the Edwin Bayley Prize for Excellence in Government or Political Reporting