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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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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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