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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.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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