'Cartel Land' and 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Lead Emmy Nominees (Updated with Winners)

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This post was originally published July 14 and has been updated with Emmy winners in bold.

The 2016 Emmy Award nominees were announced today and honored a number of Sundance-supported films, including five nominations for Matthew Heineman’s perilous journey exploring Mexican drugs lords in Cartel Land, and six nominations for the sweeping portrait of Nina Simone in Liz Garbus’ What Happened, Miss Simone?

Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program

Cartel Land (winner)

Mapplethorpe: Look At The Picture

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Outstanding Directing For A Nonfiction Program

Matthew Heineman, Cartel Land

Liz Garbus, What Happened, Miss Simone?

Outstanding Picture Editing For A Nonfiction Program

Cartel Land

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Nonfiction Program (Single Or Multi-Camera)

Cartel Land (winner)

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Special

Becoming Mike Nichols

Listen To Me Marlon

Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures

What Happened, Miss Simone? (winner)

Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking (two winners)

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Cartel Land (winner)

Jim: The James Foley Story (winner)

Racing Extinction

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera)

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role

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