Actress known for Kill Bill and Independence Day on documentaries: 'They are so raw and so real'
The International Documentary Awards has announced its host for the impending 32nd edition of the IDA Awards: actress and entrepreneur Vivica A. Fox.
The star known for Kill Bill (volumes 1 and 2), Independence Day  and Independence Day: Resurgence  will emcee the event Friday, December 9 on the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood.
They are so raw and so real and made with passion and love that just jumps off the screen.
Fox's cinematic experience has come in narrative [i.e. "fiction"] films, with the exception of mini-docs on the making of Kill Bill and Independence Day. She succeeds comedian Tig Notaro, who hosted the 31st annual IDA Awards.
Six films are in competition for the IDA's top award -- Best Feature Documentary:
>13th, directed by Ava DuVernay
>Cameraperson, directed by Kirsten Johnson
>Fire at Sea [Fuocoammare], directed by Gianfranco Rosi
>I Am Not Your Negro, directed by Raoul Peck
>O.J.: Made in America, directed by Ezra Edelman
>Weiner, directed by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
For more on the awards and nominees in additional categories click here.
The IDA Awards ceremony and party represent the biggest fundraiser of the year for the non-profit organization. Ticket information here.
Matthew Carey is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. His work has appeared on Deadline.com, CNN, CNN.com, TheWrap.com, NBCNews.com and in Documentary magazine.