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Nominees announced for Film Independent Spirit Awards

The award season continues with the release of the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees. In the non-fiction categories, the best documentary nominees are Banksy for Exit Through the Gift Shop, Jeff Malmberg's Marwencol, Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger for Restrepo, Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass and Mark Landsman for Thunder Soul. For the Aveeno Truer Than Fiction award, presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who hasn't yet gotten much recognition, the nominees are Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass, Jeff Malmberg for Marwencol and Lynn True and Nelson Walker for Summer Pasture. The award winner receives a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Aveeno. The 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards will be held on February 26 in Santa Monica and will be televised on IFC.
November 30, 2010

The award season continues with the release of the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees. In the non-fiction categories, the best documentary nominees are Banksy for Exit Through the Gift Shop, Jeff Malmberg’s Marwencol, Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger for Restrepo, Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass and Mark Landsman for Thunder Soul. For the Aveeno Truer Than Fiction award, presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who hasn’t yet gotten much recognition, the nominees are Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor for Sweetgrass, Jeff Malmberg for Marwencol and Lynn True and Nelson Walker for Summer Pasture. The award winner receives a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Aveeno. The 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards will be held on February 26 in Santa Monica and will be televised on IFC.

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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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