Tim Hetherington Award at Sheffield Documentary Festival 2019

11 June 2019 Sheffield, UK


WINNER: One Child Nation directed by Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang

Presented by Sheffield Doc/Fest, Dogwoof and the Tim Hetherington Trust, this award recognises a film and filmmaker, which best reflects journalist Tim Hetherington’s legacy.


The Jury, made up of Gaylene Gould (BFI Head of Cinema and Events), Feras Fayyad (Filmmaker), and Eve Gabereau (Modern Films Founder), has selected One Child Nationdirected by Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang. The jury said, “The jury appreciated the director’s compassionate balance of perspectives, the depth of the inquiry and the courage to reveal hidden truths. The aesthetic choices they make help the audience ask timely questions about women power, and reproductive rights.

More about One Child Nation HERE


Films in competition for the Tim Hetherington Award:

One Child Nation / Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang / China, USA

Border South / Raul O. Paz Pastrana / Mexico, USA

Sumercé / Victoria Solano / Colombia

The Edge of Democracy / Petra Costa / Brazil

Dark Suns / Julien Elie / Canada

Your Turn / Eliza Capai / Brazil