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TIFF People’s Choice for doc goes to ‘The Topp Twins’

Each year the Toronto International Film Festival gives the audience the chance to name the Cadillac People's Choice Award winner for the fest. This year TIFF added special audience award categories for best documentary and best 'midnight madness' film. The people chose, and the Cadillac People's Choice Award for Documentary went to a doc about lesbian country western singers from New Zealand, Leanne Pooley's The Topp Twins. The runner up is Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story.
September 21, 2009

Each year the Toronto International Film Festival gives the audience the chance to name the Cadillac People’s Choice Award winner for the fest. This year TIFF added special audience award categories for best documentary and best ‘midnight madness’ film. The people chose, and the Cadillac People’s Choice Award for Documentary went to a doc about lesbian country western singers from New Zealand, Leanne Pooley’s The Topp Twins. The runner up is Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story.

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