The film, directed by Dawn Porter, follows the personal stories of three young public defenders in the American South.
Schwarz, Chief Counsel of the Brennan Center and former Chief Counsel of the Church Committee, will receive the award for his lifelong commitment to strengthening democracy.
The application deadline for the Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties has been extended until April 30, 2014.
Lynn has received the prize in recognition of his vital role with Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
The former Ridenhour Prize winner spoke at the largest rally against mass surveillance in American history.
Even as The Ridenhour Prizes have thrived, prosecutions of whistleblowers have increased.
The Ridenhour Prize winner returned to the Lincoln Memorial as the only surviving speaker from the 1963 march.