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IDFA competition winnners annnounced

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam closed on Sunday with announcements of competition winners. The VPRO Joris Ivens Award was awarded to director Anders Østergaard for the film Burma VJ - Reporting From a Closed Country. The winner received a sculpture and €12,500. The Silver Wolf Awards went to Aliona van der Horst for Boris Ryzhy.
December 1, 2008

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam closed on Sunday with announcements of competition winners. The VPRO Joris Ivens Award was awarded to director Anders Østergaard for the film Burma VJ – Reporting From a Closed Country. The winner received a sculpture and €12,500. The Silver Wolf Awards went to Aliona van der Horst for Boris Ryzhy.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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