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Tribeca Film Festival award winners

The Tribeca Film Festival has awarded Racing Dreams with the title of best documentary feature. Director Marshall Curry's film focused on the go-kart track and received a $25,000 cash prize. Defamation got a nod with a special jury mention and was directed by Yoav Shamir. Best new documentary filmmaker went to Ian Olds for Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi; best New York documentary went to Partly Private from Danae Elon and finally, best documentary short went to Matthew Faust's home.
May 4, 2009

The Tribeca Film Festival has awarded Racing Dreams with the title of best documentary feature. Director Marshall Curry’s film focused on the go-kart track and received a $25,000 cash prize. Yoav Shamir’s Defamation got a nod with a special jury mention. Best new documentary filmmaker went to Ian Olds for Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi; best New York documentary went to Partly Private from Danae Elon and finally, best documentary short went to Matthew Faust’s home.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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