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‘Last Train Home,’ two NFB shorts make TIFF’s top ten

Lixin Fan's moving Last Train Home is the sole documentary in the annual listing of the top ten Canadian films from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
December 15, 2010

Lixin Fan’s moving Last Train Home is the sole documentary in the annual listing of the top ten Canadian films from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Two shorts from the National Film Board of Canada made the grade for the top ten Canadian shorts of the year: I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors by Anne Marie Fleming and Theodore Ushev’s animated documentary Lipsett Diaries. Both lists were selected by juries featuring filmmakers, journalists, programmers and industry professionals.

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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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