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The 57th Annual Christopher Award Winners



Dave Brubeck


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Jeanne Davis Glynn


The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions,
by Sister Helen Prejean
(Random House/Random House, Inc.)

The Glass Castle: A Memoir, by Jeannette Walls
(Scribner/Simon & Schuster Inc.)

One Soldier’s Story: A Memoir, by Bob Dole
(HarperCollins Publishers Inc.)

The Prison Angel: Mother Antonia’s Journey from Beverly Hills to a
Life of Service in a Mexican Jail,
by Mary Jordan & Kevin Sullivan
(The Penguin Press/Penguin Group Inc.)

They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan,
by Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng & Benjamin Ajak, with Judy A. Bernstein
(PublicAffairs/Perseus Books Group)


Am I a Color Too?,
by Heidi Cole & Nancy Vogl, illustrated by Gerald Purnell
(Illumination Arts Publishing Company, Inc.)

Ages 6 – 8
I Could Do That! Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote,
by Linda Arms White, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
(Melanie Kroupa Books/Farrar Straus Giroux)

Ages 8 – 10
Game Day,
by Tiki Barber and Ronde Barber with Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Barry Root
(Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

Ages 10 – 12
Friendship According to Humphrey,
by Betty G. Birney
(G. P. Putnam’s Sons/Penguin Young Readers Group)

Young Adult
by Jeanette Ingold (Harcourt, Inc.)


Good Night, and Good Luck. (Warner Independent Pictures)
Director: George Clooney; Screenwriters: George Clooney & Grant Heslov; Producer: Grant Heslov; Co-Producer: Barbara A. Hall; Executive Producers: Todd Wagner, Mark Cuban, Marc Butan, Jeff Skoll, Chris Salvaterra, Steven Soderbergh, Jennifer Fox & Ben Cosgrove

Mad Hot Ballroom (Paramount Classics)
Director: Marilyn Agrelo; Screenwriter: Amy Sewell; Producers: Amy Sewell & Marilyn Agrelo

Millions (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Director: Danny Boyle; Screenwriter: Frank Cottrell Boyce; Producers: Andrew Hauptman, Graham Broadbent & Damian Jones; Co-Producer: Tracey Seaward; Executive Producers: François Ivernel, Cameron McCracken, Duncan Reid & David M. Thompson

An Unfinished Life (Miramax Films)
Director: Lasse Hallström; Screenwriters: Mark Spragg & Virginia Korus Spragg; Producers: Alan Ladd, Jr., Kelliann Ladd & Leslie Holleran; Co-Producer: Su Armstrong; Executive Producers: Joe Roth, Graham King, Mark Rydell, Matthew Rhodes, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Meryl Poster & Michelle Raimo

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (Shadow Distribution)
Director/Producer: Judy Irving


14:Hours (TNT)
Director: Gregg Champion; Screenwriter: Danilo Bach; Producer: Grace Gilroy; Executive Producers: Shanna Tyndall Nussbaum, Jay Cohen, Frances Croke Page & Elaine Frontain Bryant

Lackawanna Blues (HBO)
Director: George C. Wolfe; Screenwriter: Ruben Santiago-Hudson; Producer: Nellie Rachel Nugiel; Executive Producers: Halle Berry, Vincent Cirrincione, Ruben Santiago-Hudson & Shelby Stone

Paper Clips (HBO Family)
Directors: Elliot Berlin & Joe Fab; Screenwriter: Joe Fab; Producers: Joe Fab, Robert M. Johnson & Ari Daniel Pinchot; Co-Producer: Elliot Berlin; Executive Producers: Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Matthew Hiltzik, Jeffrey Tahler, Robert M. Johnson, Donny Epstein, Elie Landau & Yeeshai Gross

P.O.V.: The Hobart Shakespeareans (PBS/WNET New York)
Director: Mel Stuart; Producer: Mel Stuart; Co-Producer: Alex Rotaru; Executive Producer: Sandra Shepard; Executive Producer for P.O.V.: Cara Mertes

The Power of Good (CINEMAX)
Director: Matej Miná; Screenwriters: Matej Miná, Patrik Pa & Joe Schlesinger; Producers: Matej Miná & Patrik Pa; Executive Producer for CINEMAX Reel Life: Sheila Nevins

Slavery and the Making of America miniseries (PBS/WNET New York)
Directors/Screenwriters/Producers: Dante J. James, Gail Pellett, Chana Gazit & Leslie D. Farrell; Co-Producers: Hilary Klotz Steinman, Laurens Grant & Alexandria Dionne; Series Producer: Dante J. James; Executive Producer: William R. Grant