The Self-Made Man was nominated
for two national Emmy Awards – for “Outstanding
Writing” and “Outstanding
for excellence in film, and won Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies
Award for “combining originality and creativity with firsthand experience
in examining central issues of contemporary life and culture.”
Video Librarian has also named The Self-Made Man one of the “best documentaries of 2006.” Read about it.
In its review, Video Librarian called The Self-Made Man "Uniquely
instructive and illuminating ...an admirable film that smartly tackles right-to-die
issues that don't lend themselves to easy answers...highly recommended."
The Self-Made Man has screened at numerous film festivals,
including: the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Full Frame
Documentary Film Festival, Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal,
SXSW Film Festival, Seoul Independent Documentary Festival, AFI/Discovery Channel
SILVERDOCS Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, and Council
on Foundations Film and Video Festival.
The Self-Made Man made its U.S. television debut on PBS's
P.O.V. Go to www.pov.org to
explore P.O.V.'s extensive web resources for the film and check for re-broadcasts
in your area.
Self-Made Man is also now available on
and VHS Click here to