The Best Editing Award was given to Director Dyanna Taylor for Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning at the 18th United Nations Association Film Festival. The film was one of 60 finalists among 600 entries in a field of contemporary social justice and powerful environmental documentaries. Fourteen jurors selected the film for Best Editing prior to its public screening at Stanford University on October 24, 2015. Editor David Leach and Director Taylor were recognized for the quality of editing and extraordinary efforts involved in restoring and syncing archival footage of Dorothea Lange shot in the last few years of her life by cinematographer Phil Greene.
The Bonita Springs International Film Festival awarded the Best Documentary Feature Film award to Director Dyanna Taylor for Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning. Dyanna was at the festival as part of the Southern Circuit – a regional tour throughout a number of southern states – sponsored by South Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Sunrise Film Festival – Best Documentary Nominee
Wine Country Film Festival – Best Documentary