Awards & Festivals

Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy has received a number of awards, including the following:


AAIDD Media Award

Henry Hampton Award for Excellence in Film & Digital Media
(2008, awarded by the Council on Foundations)

TASH Positive Images in Media Award
(2007, shared with Including Samuel)

Best of Festival Award
(2008 Superfest XXVIII)

Crystal Heart Award
(2007 Heartland Film Festival)

Best Documentary
(2009 Talking Pictures Film Festival)

Audience Award (“The Fred”) and Second Place Jury Award
(2009 “The Way We Live” Film Festival)

NAFDMA Insight Award
(2007 Award for Excellence, Short Film Documentary)

CCDI Justin Dart Distinguished Citizens of the Year Award
(2008 recipients: Diana Braun & Kathy Conour)

NYSACRA Excellence Award
(2008 recipient: Alice Elliott)

Honorable Mention, Documentary Over 30 Minutes
(2009 Picture This … Film Festival)


IDA Short Documentary Award

American Library Association’s Notable Videos for Adults


2012 International Cinema US film festival, Managua, Nicaragua
2012 BosiFest, Belgrade, Serbia
2011 Disabled Peoples’ Human Rights Fest, Jeju-City, Jeju, Korea
2011 Women Take the Reel, Boston, MA
2010 First Disability Film Festival,  Dhaka, Bangladesh
2010 Breaking Down Barriers,  Sochi, Russia
2010 AVA Film Festival,Tehran, Iran
2010 Normal Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
2010 Open Frame Festival –PBST, New Delhi, India
2010 The Other Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
2010 Reframing Reality, Jerusalem, Israel
2010 Traveling World Community FF, Prince George, BC
2010 Traveling World Community FF, Kelowna, BC
2010 Our Island, Our World, Salt Spring Island, BC
2010 Traveling World Community FF, Grand Forks, BC
2010 Global Film Festival, Nanaimo, BC
2010 Traveling World Community FF, Courtenay, BC
2010 Mumbai International Film Fest, Mumbai, India
2010 World Community Film Festival, Vancouver, BC
2009 The Way We Live, Munich, Germany
2009 Sebastopol Film Festival, Sebastopol,CA
2009 Sprout Film Festival, New York, NY
2009 Talking Pictures Film Festival, Evanston,IL
2009 Picture This…, Alberta, Canada
2008 Focus Film Festival, Chico, CA
2008 NY DisABILITIES Festival, Buffalo, NY
2008 Abilities Arts Festival, Toronto, Canada
2008 Sun Valley Spiritual, Hailey, ID
2008 Superfest XXVIII, Berkeley, CA
2008 Mendocino, Mendocino, CA
2008 Atlanta International, Atlanta, GA
2008 Full Frame, Durham, NC
2008 Brattleboro Women’s, Brattleboro, VT
2008 Cleveland International, Cleveland, OH
2008 Nazariya Women’s Festival, Natarani, India
2008 Big Sky Documentary, Missoula, MO
2008 Santa Barbara International, Santa Barbara, CA
2008 Palm Springs International, Palm Springs, CA
2007 Rocky Mountain Women’s, Colorado Springs, CO
2007 Hot Springs Documentary, Hot Springs, AR
2007 Heartland Truly Moving Pictures, Indianapolis, IN
2007 Mill Valley Film Festival, Mill Valley, CA