reelsistersDear Dr. Dagmar Schultz,

It is my greatest pleasure to inform you that our Reel Sisters Jury has selected "Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years" for the Reel Sisters Best Documentary Award. Your film represents the best in storytelling and I want to personally thank you on behalf of our audience for your outstanding work. Congratulations on a job well done! The Reel Sisters Filmmaker Awards 2013 will be presented at our awards ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 13, 6:45 pm at the Kumble Theater, Long Island University in Brooklyn, NYC.

An edited version of the awards film created for the 2013 Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival and Lecture Series (, held on Sunday, October 13 at 7 pm. This clip shows Elizabeth Lorde-Rollins, Audre Lorde's daughter, accepting the award for Best Documentary on behalf of the film's director, Dr. Dagmar Schultz.