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Geminis announce documentary and lifestyle winners

Canada's 24th annual Gemini Awards unveiled the winners of the documentary and lifestyle categories last night in Toronto. Presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, the Geminis celebrate the best of Canadian television. Among this year's winners in the doc category were Dreamfilm Productions' Peace Warrior (best biography documentary program); Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (best direction in a documentary program; best writing in a documentary program); the recently canceled CBC program The Lens (best documentary series); X-Weighted (best general/human interest series); China's Earthquake: The People in the Pictures (best history documentary program); Holmes in New Orleans (best lifestyle/practical information series) and The Young Romantic (best performing arts program or series or arts documentary program or series). For more of the winners from last night, click here.
October 20, 2009

Canada’s 24th annual Gemini Awards unveiled the winners of the documentary and lifestyle categories last night in Toronto. Presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, the Geminis celebrate the best of Canadian television. Among this year’s winners in the doc category were Dreamfilm Productions’ Peace Warrior (best biography documentary program); Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (best direction in a documentary program; best writing in a documentary program); the recently canceled CBC program The Lens (best documentary series); X-Weighted (best general/human interest series); China’s Earthquake: The People in the Pictures (best history documentary program); Holmes in New Orleans (best lifestyle/practical information series) and The Young Romantic (best performing arts program or series or arts documentary program or series). For more of the winners from last night, click here.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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