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NFB Takes Four Awards at Hot Docs 2009

Toronto — The National Film Board of Canada won four prizes at tonight’s Hot Docs Awards Presentation in Toronto. For the third year in a row, NFB titles took home the coveted awards for Best Canadian Feature and Special Jury Prize – Canadian Feature, with the honours going to Invisible City and Waterlife, respectively.

The Don Haig Award was bestowed on Brett Gaylor for RiP: A Remix Manifesto. This prize is given annually to an emerging Canadian documentary filmmaker. The $20,000 award was shared with runner-up Tracey Deer for Club Native.

Alanis Obomsawin accepted the previously announced Outstanding Achievement Award. For over 40 years, driven by the desire to give Aboriginal people a voice, Obomsawin has been creating bold NFB documentaries that are world-renowned for their social relevance.

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Headline, Industry News

NFB Takes Four Awards at Hot Docs 2009

Toronto — The National Film Board of Canada won four prizes at tonight’s Hot Docs Awards Presentation in Toronto. For the third year in a row, NFB titles took home the coveted awards for Best Canadian Feature and Special Jury Prize – Canadian Feature, with the honours going to Invisible City and Waterlife, respectively.

The Don Haig Award was bestowed on Brett Gaylor for RiP: A Remix Manifesto. This prize is given annually to an emerging Canadian documentary filmmaker. The $20,000 award was shared with runner-up Tracey Deer for Club Native.

Alanis Obomsawin accepted the previously announced Outstanding Achievement Award. For over 40 years, driven by the desire to give Aboriginal people a voice, Obomsawin has been creating bold NFB documentaries that are world-renowned for their social relevance.

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Headline, Industry News

NFB Takes Four Awards at Hot Docs 2009

Toronto — The National Film Board of Canada won four prizes at tonight’s Hot Docs Awards Presentation in Toronto. For the third year in a row, NFB titles took home the coveted awards for Best Canadian Feature and Special Jury Prize – Canadian Feature, with the honours going to Invisible City and Waterlife, respectively.

The Don Haig Award was bestowed on Brett Gaylor for RiP: A Remix Manifesto. This prize is given annually to an emerging Canadian documentary filmmaker. The $20,000 award was shared with runner-up Tracey Deer for Club Native.

Alanis Obomsawin accepted the previously announced Outstanding Achievement Award. For over 40 years, driven by the desire to give Aboriginal people a voice, Obomsawin has been creating bold NFB documentaries that are world-renowned for their social relevance.

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