Rick James Doc 'Bitchin' Nominated for Critics' Choice Award

October 18, 2021

Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James has been nominated for a Critics' Choice Documentary Award for Best Music Documentary.

The Sacha Jenkins–directed film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in June and on Showtime in September, and now ranks among the best music documentary films of the year. Here's the full list of nominees:

• Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry (Apple TV+)
• Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James (Showtime)
• Listening to Kenny G (HBO Documentary Films)
• The Sparks Brothers (Focus Features)
• Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (Searchlight Pictures/Hulu)
• Tina (HBO Documentary Films)
• The Velvet Underground (Apple TV+)

The sixth Critics Choice Documentary Awards will take place on Sunday, Nov. 14 at BRIC in Brooklyn.

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