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‘The Cove’ takes Toronto Film Critics Association award for best doc

The 2009 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards have been announced, with Louie Psihoyos' The Cove winning the Allan King Documentary Award, renamed to honor the Canadian filmmaker who died earlier this year. TFCA is made up of Toronto-based journalists and broadcasters who specialize in film criticism and commentary. Runners up were Anvil! The Story of Anvil and The Beaches of Agnes. Docs eligible for the awards were films released in Canada in 2009, films that qualify for the 2009 Oscars and have Canadian distribution scheduled by the end of February, 2010.
December 16, 2009

The 2009 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards have been announced, with Louie Psihoyos’ The Cove winning the Allan King Documentary Award, renamed to honor the Canadian filmmaker who died earlier this year. TFCA is made up of Toronto-based journalists and broadcasters who specialize in film criticism and commentary. Runners up were Anvil! The Story of Anvil and The Beaches of Agnes. Docs eligible for the awards were films released in Canada in 2009, films that qualify for the 2009 Oscars and have Canadian distribution scheduled by the end of February, 2010. Psihoyos has just been announced as a speaker at the upcoming Realscreen Summit in Washington.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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