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Sundance announces documentary award winners

The Sundance Film Festival has wrapped and award winners have been named. The Grand Jury Prize award for documentary went to Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington for Restrepo, in which the co-directors spent a year dug in with the Second Platoon in Afghanistan. The World Cinema Jury Prize for Documentary was presented to Danish satire The Red Chapel (Det Røde Kapel), directed by Mads Brügger. The Audience Award for U.S. documentary went to Davis Guggenheim's Waiting for Superman, while the World Cinema Audience Award for docs went to Lucy Walker's Waste Land.
February 1, 2010

The Sundance Film Festival has wrapped and award winners have been named. The Grand Jury Prize award for documentary went to Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington for Restrepo, in which the co-directors spent a year dug in with the Second Platoon in Afghanistan. The World Cinema Jury Prize for Documentary was presented to Danish satire The Red Chapel (Det Røde Kapel), directed by Mads Brügger. The Audience Award for U.S. documentary went to Davis Guggenheim’s Waiting for Superman, while the World Cinema Audience Award for docs went to Lucy Walker’s Waste Land.

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