On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom

On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom, also called On Tiptoe: The Music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a 2000 American short documentary film directed by Eric Simonson. It tells the story of South African singers Ladysmith Black Mambazo. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[2]

On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom
Directed byEric Simonson
Produced byLeelai Demoz
Eric Simonson
Edited byTina Imahara
Distributed byHBO (TV)[1]
California Newsreel (home video)
Release date
  • 2000 (2000)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States

Awards and nominations Edit

Incomplete list of awards for On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom
Year Award Category Result
2000 73rd Academy Awards Best Documentary Short Subject Nominated

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ Harris, Lew (October 13, 2009). "And the Oscar Has Been Hijacked by ... HBO!". TheWrap. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "NY Times: On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on October 17, 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2008.

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