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‘The Oath’ takes doc award at the Gotham Independent Film Awards

IFP's Gotham Independent Film Awards were given out in a New York City awards ceremony Monday night, hosted by actors Patricia Clarkson and Stanley Tucci.
November 30, 2010

IFP’s Gotham Independent Film Awards were given out in a New York City awards ceremony Monday night, hosted by actors Patricia Clarkson and Stanley Tucci. The winner of the best documentary honor was Laura Poitras’ The Oath, which examines al-Qaida through the eyes of two brothers-in-law in Yemen. Also nominated in the category were Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady’s 12th and Delaware, Charles Ferguson’s Inside Job, Martin Scorsese’s Public Speaking and Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Ilisa Barbash’ Sweetgrass. Davis Guggenheim’s Waiting for ‘Superman’ won the ceremony’s inaugural Festival Genius Audience Award.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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