Silverdocs has wrapped and announced its award winners. Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher’s October Country took the Sterling US Feature Award, while Lucy Bailey and Andrew Thompson’s Mugabe and the White African calimed the Sterling World Feature Award. 12 Notes Down won the Sterling Short Award, and a Special Jury Mention went to Salt. The Music Documentary Award went to Riseup and Special Jury Mention went to Soul Power. Old Partner claimed the Cinematic Vision Award and the WITNESS Award went to Good Fortune. The Feature Audience Award went to The Cove and the Short Audience Award went to 12 Notes Down which follows a 14-year-old choir singing star whose voice starts changing.
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