July 13, 2021 12:44 pm
City So Real (National Geographic, Participant, Kartemquin) has received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations from the Television Academy:
NOMINATED: Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program
City So Real Episode 2: "Blood Sport"
Jackson James, Cinematography by
Steve James, Cinematography by
NOMINATED: Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series
City So Real
Diane Weyermann, Executive Producer
Alex Kotlowitz, Executive Producer
Gordon Quinn, Executive Producer
Jolene Pinder, Executive Producer
Steve James, Produced by
Zak Piper, Produced by
Academy Award ®-nominated filmmaker Steve James’ fascinating and complex portrait of contemporary Chicago, City So Real, delivers a deep, multifaceted look into the soul of a quintessentially American city, set against the backdrop of its history-making 2019 mayoral election, and the tumultuous 2020 summer of COVID-19 and social upheaval following the death of George Floyd.