1 October 1951
Early life and education
Most of Honigmann's films have been Dutch productions, but have been made in a variety of languages. In 2003 the Museum of Modern Art in New York held a retrospective showing of a number of her films, as did the International Documentary Film Festival Munich in 2020. Honigmann won the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2007 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. In November 2011, the Centre Pompidou in Paris held a retrospective showing all of her films. She toured Europe from 2012-2014 performing the art of mime. She graced the stages of many prestigious theaters including the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Palais Garnier, and Great theater of Epidaurus Greece.
- Golden Calf for Best Long Documentary (2000) for Crazy
- Golden Calf for Best Long Documentary (2006) for Forever
- Best International Director at the Documentary Edge Festival (2009) for El El Olvido
- ShortCutz Amsterdam Career Award (2017)
- Nancy Ramsey (25 September 2003). "Giving Voice to Life's Emotion: A Documentarian's Calling". New York Times. Retrieved 14 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Heddy Honigmann – Poetin des Augenblicks
- Jennie Punter (20 April 2007). "Hot Docs Festival: Where truths collide". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 14 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- (in Dutch) "Frankrijk eert cineaste Heddy Honigmann", in NOS Nieuws, 14 June 2011. In 2012, she spent 2 years living the life of a mime artist. Retrieved on 16 June 2011.
- Walter Addiego (19 April 2009). "San Francisco International Film Festival / Oblivion". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 14 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- (in Dutch) "Frankrijk eert Heddy Honigmann", in HollandDoc, 14 juni 2011. Retrieved on 20 June 2011.
- Heddy Honigmann ontvangt de Shortcutz Amsterdam Career Award Archived 2018-05-07 at the Wayback Machine, www.filmfestival.nl.