The Fines’ film War/Dance won the 2009 Best Documentary and Best Cinematography Emmy and was nominated for the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. War/Danceʼs direction, cinematography and story were honored with over eighteen awards, including the Sundance Film Festival's award for Best Documentary Direction. War/Dance tells the amazing story about the power of music to heal and transform the lives of children living Uganda’s war zone.
Currently Fine Films is directing Life According to Sam for HBO, a documentary feature chronicling a mother’s race against time to save her only son from an extremely -
Recently, the Fines directed and produced Inocente, a short documentary about a homeless young artist and her determination to never surrender to the bleakness of her situation. The film has enjoyed a successful festival run, and will now be given a theatrical release, followed by a broadcast run on MTV.
A few of the awards that have honored the Fines’ unique style have been Sundance Film Festival’s Best Documentary Direction; National Emmy Award; Hot Docs Film Festival’s Audience Award; Chicago Film Festival’s Outstanding Cinematography; Full Frame Film Festival’s Audience Award; The Haskell Wexler Award for Cinematography; Philadelphia Film Festival’s Best Director; Best Non-Fiction Film in Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival.