"Best Documentary" and "Best Editing" – Slamdance Film Festival

"Grand Jury Prize" – Atlanta Film Festival

"Best Documentary" – Newport International Film Festival

"Best Documentary" – Savannah Film and Video Festival

"Best of Festival" – New England Film and Video Festival

"Best Documentary" - Film Critic Gerald Peary's "Picks of 2002"

"First Appearances Competition" – International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam

"Best Local Filmmaker" – Boston Magazine's "Best of Boston "

"Commendation to 'My Father, The Genius' director Lucia Small for excellence in filmmaking by a local artist" – Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

"Best Undistributed Films of 2002" - IndieWire