HOW I LIVE NOW
KEVIN MACDONALD's (Director) first feature, One Day In September, won an Oscar for Best Documentary in 2000. His second feature, Touching the Void premiered at Telluride 2003 and was released in the UK in December 2003 and in the US in January 2004. Awards include a BAFTA for Best British Film and the Evening Standard Award for Best British Film, and it is the highest grossing British documentary in UK box office history. Kevin's first feature-length drama, The Last King of Scotland, starring Forest Whitaker, premiered at Telluride and was released in the UK and the US in 2006. Awards include BAFTA for Best British Film (Alexander Korda Award) and Best Adapted Screenplay. Forest Whitaker won an Academy Award and a BAFTA for his portrayal of Idi Amin. Other feature drama credits include State of Play, starring Russell Crowe and Ben Affleck, and The Eagle, adapted from Rosemary Sutcliffe's The Eagle of the Ninth and starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell. Other documentary credits include Life In A Day, which received a BIFA nomination, and as Executive Producer on Senna which won the BAFTA for Best Documentary. His most recent feature is Marley, the acclaimed documentary about Bob Marley's life and work was nominated for Best Documentary at the 2013 BAFTAs as well as receiving a GRAMMY and a BIFA nomination.
Kevin co-edited The Faber Book Of Documentary (1997), and wrote Emeric Pressburger: The Life And Death Of A Screenwriter (Faber, 1994, winner of BFI film book of the year and shortlisted for the NCR non-fiction prize).
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