Every Face Has a Name has been recognised with the following awards and special mentions:

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, 2015: Winner of The FIPRESCI Award – The international federation of film critics

Filmfest Hamburg, 2015: Winner of Best Political Film

Göteborg Film Festival, 2015: Winner of The Angelos Award

EDOX, Lithuania, 2015: Winner of The Audience Award

Jerusalem Film Festival: Special Mention

FOCAL, London, 2016: Winner in the category Best Use of Historical Footage

Eric Forsgren Prize, 2016: Best Swedish TV Documentary