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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
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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