Trailer for Netflix Documentary IcarusĀ 

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Netflix has released the first trailer for Icarus a documentary about the doping scandal that Russia was involved in during the Rio games. The film debuted at Sundance earlier this year to very strong reviews.

The first half of the doc shows the filmmaker, Bryan Fogel as he himself participates in doping under supervision of course. Fogel then discovers the huge Russian scandal that was going on during 2016.

Icarus will be streaming on Netflix beginning August 4th.

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International Documentary Association Awards Nominees

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The IDA Documentary Awards is the world’s most prestigious event dedicated to the documentary genre, celebrating the best nonfiction films and programs of the year.

They announced their nominees today for the best docs of 2016. The winners will be announced Friday, December 9th at Paramount Studios.

Best Feature Award
13th
Cameraperson
Fire at Sea
I Am Not Your Negro
O.J.: Made in America
Weiner

Best Short Award
The Above
Clinica De Migrantes : Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Extremis
Pickle
Red Lake
The White Helmets

Pare Lorentz Award
Starless Dreams

Creative Recognition Award Winners

Best Cinematography
Fire at Sea

Best Editing
Cameraperson

Best Writing
I Am Not Your Negro

Best Music
The Bad Kids

ABC News VideoSource Award
13th
I Am Not Your Negro
The Lovers and the Despot
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You