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IDA Documentary Awards to honor Alex Gibney, Laura Poitras
IDA Documentary Awards to honor Alex Gibney, Laura Poitras

The International Documentary Assn. will honor Alex Gibney, Laura Poitras and Geralyn Dreyfous with IDA Documentary Awards at a ceremony in December, the organization announced Wednesday. The IDA will present its 2013 Career Achievement Award to Gibney, who directed two films about controversial figures in 2013 — "The Armstrong Lie," an examination of cyclist Lance Armstrong that opens theatrically in November, and "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," a documentary about Julian Assange that opened in the spring. The organization's Amicus Award, which has been given only three other times in the 29-year history of the awards, will be presented to...

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