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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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