We are honored by the thoughtful and enthusiastic feedback that we have received from audiences of Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara. The following is a list of awards that the documentary has received at film festivals throughout the world.

ZIMBABWE / HARARE, Best Documentary, Zimbabwe International Film Festival, 2015


ALBANIA / TIRANA, Best Mid-Length Film, Tirana International Documentary Film Festival, 2015


BOLIVIA / SUCRE, Best Mid-Length Film, Pukañawi Festival Internacional de Cine de los Derechos Humanos de Bolivia, 2015


INDONESIA / JAKARTA, World Award of Merit, World Film Awards, 2015


UNITED STATES / LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, Merit Award of Awareness, Awareness Film Festival, 2016


IRELAND / WEXFORD, Grand Jury Award, Wexford Documentary Film Festival, 2016


ROMANIA / CLUJ-NAPOCA, Second Place, Best Feature Documentary, April Edition, 12 Months Film Festival, 2017


PARAGUAY / CIUDAD DEL ESTE, Best Documentary Feature Film, Ciudad del Este Independent Film Festival, 2017


CAPE VERDE / PRAIA, Best Full-Length Documentary Feature, Plateau Festival Internacional de Cinema, 2017


Official Selections and Honorable Mentions:

GERMANY / BERLIN, Honorable Mention, International Film Awards Berlin, 2015


TAIWAN, Official Selection, Women Make Waves Film Festival, 2015


SPAIN / BILBAO, Official Selection, Work by a Woman, Festival Internacional de Cine Invisible, 2015


KURDISTAN / DUHOK, Official Selection, Duhok International Film Festival, 2015


CAMBODIA / PHNOM PENH, Official Selection, Phnom Penh International Film Festival, 2015


INDIA / GUJARAT, Official Selection, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Film Festival, 2020

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