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Independent America: Rising from Ruins takes Patois Award for Best Feature

Katrina doc, Independent America: Rising from Ruins, has won the Best Feature at Patios: New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival. The fest is dedicated to nurturing the city's human rights community and created by artists and activists.
April 15, 2009

Katrina doc, Independent America: Rising from Ruins, has won the Best Feature at Patios: New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival. The fest is dedicated to nurturing the city’s human rights community and created by artists and activists.

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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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