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IDFA honors ‘Position among the Stars,’ ‘Waste Land’

Leonard Retel Helmrich's Position among the Stars is the third part of a trilogy following an Indonesian family from the slums of Jakarta, and it claimed the VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary, and the Dioraphte IDFA Award for Dutch Documentary.
November 29, 2010

In a first for the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, a director has won its feature-length doc award twice.

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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