Angelina Jolie's directoral debut is already garnering acclaim.
In the Land of Blood and Honey will received the Stanley Kramer Award.
The award is given to movies or indivdiauls that display a provocative call to social justice or issues.
Movies that have received the award include The Great Debates, Antwone Fisher, and An Inconvenient Truth.
In 2010, Sean Penn became the first individual to receive the award.
In the Land of Blood and Honey releases selectively on December 23rd.