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‘RBG,’ ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ get directors guild noms

January 7, 2019
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This image released by Magnolia Pictures shows U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in a scene from "RBG." The film was nominated for nest documentary for the Directors Guild of America. Winners will be announced Feb. 2. (Magnolia Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Popular documentaries about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Fred Rogers have each snagged another key nomination from the Directors Guild of America.

The DGA announced its five documentary selections Monday including “RBG,” ″Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” as well as the climbing documentary “Free Solo,” ″Three Identical Strangers,” about triplets who meet as adults, and “Hale County This Morning, This Evening.”

The guild also announced a slew of nominations in scripted television. Donald Glover received his second nomination for “Atlanta,” and Bill Hader his first for “Barry.” Jason Bateman was nominated for an episode of “Ozark,” and Ben Stiller for “Escape at Dannemora.”

Both Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino received separate nominations for episodes of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

Winners will be announced Feb. 2.

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