Four documentaries part of FilmRise‘s catalog have been nominated as part of the 39th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Nominated for Best Documentary, James D. Solomon’s The Witness (pictured) follows the Kitty Genovese’s brother as he investigates her murder. Vegas Baby and The Bad Kids are both nominated in the Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary category. Vegas Baby reports on an in vitro fertilization contest while The Bad Kids showcases the efforts of a group of teachers at a Mojave Desert high school.

Additionally, National Bird is nominated in the Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary. The film tells the story of drone whistleblower, Jesselyn Radack.

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