A look at the life and legacy of Clarence Avant including his influence on music, entertainment, and politics over the last 60 years.

A look at the life and legacy of Clarence Avant including his influence on music, entertainment, and politics over the last 60 years.

Categories

Best Documentary Feature
Reginald Hudlin, Byron Phillips, Nelson George, Caitrin Rogers, Nicole Avant
Best Directing
Reginald Hudlin
Best Cinematography
Matthew Chavez
Best Film Editing
Wyatt Jones, Will Znidaric, ACE
Best Original Score
Jasha Klebe
Best Original Song
"Letter to My Godfather"
Music & Lyrics by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo
Best Sound Editing
Lon Bender
Best Sound Mixing
Lon Bender

Videos

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The Black Godfather Trailer

Awards

EE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS
NOMINATED
| DOCUMENTARY
National Board of Review
WINNER
| TOP FIVE DOCUMENTARIES
African-American Film Critics Association
WINNER
| BEST DOCUMENTARY
Black Reel Nominations
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY FEATURE | Reginald Hudlin, director
Cinema Eye Honors
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN GRAPHIC DESIGN OR ANIMATION | Patrick Cederberg, Matthew Hornick and Ash Thorp
Hollywood Film Awards
WINNER
| SONG OF THE YEAR | Pharrell Williams For the song "Letter to My Godfather"
Hollywood Music in Media Award
NOMINATED
| ORIGINAL SONG – DOCUMENTARY | Written by Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo. Performed by Pharrell Williams
NOMINATED
| MUSIC DOCUMENTARY / SPECIAL PROGRAM
NAACP Image Awards
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A MOTION PICTURE | Reginald Hudlin
NOMINATED
| OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY
Oscar Shortlist
NOMINATED
| MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG) | “Letter To My Godfather”