Dee Rees Poster

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2015 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Bessie (2015)
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Bessie (2015)
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2012 Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Pariah (2011)
Best Woman Screenwriter
Pariah (2011)

Ashland Independent Film Festival

2008 Won
Ashland Independent Film Award
Best Student Film
Pariah (2007)

Austin Film Festival

2017 Won
Audience Award
Marquee Feature
Mudbound (2017)
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Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Won
BFCC Award
Best Director
Pariah (2011)
Best Original Screenplay
Pariah (2011)

Black Reel Awards

2016 Won
Black Reel
Outstanding Director, TV Movie or Limited Series
Bessie (2015)
Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Original or Adapted Screenplay, TV Movie or Limited Series
Bessie (2015)
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2012 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Screenplay, Original or Adapted
Pariah (2011)
Best Director
Pariah (2011)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2018 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mudbound (2017)
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Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mudbound (2017)
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Chicago Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

2007 Won
Best Narrative Short
Pariah (2007)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2016 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series
Bessie (2015)
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Film Independent Spirit Awards

2018 Won
Robert Altman Award
Mudbound (2017)
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2012 Won
John Cassavetes Award
Pariah (2011)
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Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2016 Nominated
Oglethorpe Award for Excellence in Georgia Cinema
Bessie (2015)
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Gotham Awards

2011 Won
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Director
Pariah (2011)

Heartland Film

2017 Won
Truly Moving Picture Award
Mudbound (2017)   ((feature film))

Image Awards

2018 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
Mudbound (2017)
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Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Mudbound (2017)
2016 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Bessie (2015)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Bessie (2015)
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2012 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)
Pariah (2011)
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)
Pariah (2011)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2011 Nominated
ICP Award
Best First Feature
Pariah (2011)
5th place.

Iris Prize Festival

2007 Won
Iris Prize
Iris Prize
Pariah (2007)

Los Angeles Film Festival

2007 Won
Audience Award
Best Short Film
Pariah (2007)

Middleburg Film Festival

2017 Won
Audience Award
Narrative Feature
Mudbound (2017)

Mill Valley Film Festival

2017 Won
Audience Award
Overall Favorite
Mudbound (2017)
2011 Won
Audience Award
Best U.S. Feature Film
Girlfriend (2010)
Pariah (2011)
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New York Film Critics, Online

2017 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Director
Mudbound (2017)

Palm Springs International ShortFest

2007 Won
Future Filmmaker Award
Pariah (2007)
Won
Student Award
Best Live Action Over 15 Minutes
Pariah (2007)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mudbound (2017)
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San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2017 Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Mudbound (2017)
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San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

2007 Won
Audience Award
Best Short
Pariah (2007)

Satellite Awards

2017 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
Mudbound (2017)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2017 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mudbound (2017)
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Sundance Film Festival

2011 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Pariah (2011)

Tribeca Film Festival

2007 Won
Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award
Documentary Feature
Eventual Salvation (2008)
2006 Nominated
Student Visionary Award
Orange Bow (2005)

Urbanworld Film Festival

2007 Won
Festival Prize
Best Narrative Short
Pariah (2007)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mudbound (2017)
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Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Mudbound (2017)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Nominated
WFCC Award
Best Woman Storyteller
Pariah (2011)

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