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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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