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‘October Country’ and ‘Mugabe and the White African’ claim Silverdocs awards

Silverdocs has wrapped and announced its award winners. October Country took the Sterling US Feature Award, while 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 finally, the WITNESS Award went to Good Fortune.
June 22, 2009

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.

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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