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Independent Spirit Award nominations announced

Film Independent has announced the nominations for the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Up for the Best Documentary category are director Sacha Gervasi for Anvil! The Story of Anvil, Robert Kenner for Food, Inc., Kristopher Belman for More Than A Game, co-directors Donal Mosher and Michael Palmieri for October Country and Rebecca Cammisa for Which Way Home. As well, the Truer Than Fiction Award, which is given to an emerging non-fiction feature director who hasn't received signification recognition, has announced its nominees. The nominees are Natalia Almada for El General, Jessica Oreck for Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo and Bill Ross and Turner Ross for 45365. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant.
December 2, 2009

Film Independent has announced the nominations for the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Up for the Best Documentary category are director Sacha Gervasi for Anvil! The Story of Anvil, Robert Kenner for Food, Inc., Kristopher Belman for More Than A Game, co-directors Donal Mosher and Michael Palmieri for October Country and Rebecca Cammisa for Which Way Home. As well, the Truer Than Fiction Award, which is given to an emerging non-fiction feature director who hasn’t received signification recognition, has announced its nominees. The nominees are Natalia Almada for El General, Jessica Oreck for Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo and Bill Ross and Turner Ross for 45365. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant.

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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