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Al-Jazeera gives Danish doc top honor

A documentary examining tea pickers' working conditions has won an award at the Al-Jazeera International Film Festival in Qatar. The Danish film, The Bitter Taste of Tea, examines the plight of tea workers in India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia, took home the award for best medium-length television program.
April 23, 2009

A documentary examining tea pickers’ working conditions has won an award at the Al-Jazeera International Film Festival in Qatar. The Danish film, The Bitter Taste of Tea, examines the plight of tea workers in India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia, took home the award for best medium-length television program.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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