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‘Skin’ takes Best Doc award at CFC Worldwide Short Film Fest

Australian director Rhys Graham won the Best Documentary Short title for his documentary Skin, about a man who wants to preserve his tattooed skin, covered in the artwork of artist Ex de Medici, after he dies. The Best Animated Short title went to animated doc Slaves (Slavar) by Hanna Heilborn and David Aronowitsch from Sweden and Denmark. Their 15-minute film tells the stories of young Abouk and Machiek, who were enslaved by the Sudanese militia.
June 22, 2009

Australian director Rhys Graham won the Best Documentary Short title for his documentary Skin, about a man who wants to preserve his tattooed skin, covered in the artwork of artist Ex de Medici, after he dies. The Best Animated Short title went to animated doc Slaves (Slavar) by Hanna Heilborn and David Aronowitsch from Sweden and Denmark. Their 15-minute film tells the stories of young Abouk and Machiek, who were enslaved by the Sudanese militia.

About The Author
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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