“Last Train Home” picks up a Genie

EyeSteelFilm adds another trophy to the mantle, snagging the best doc honor at the Canadian film awards show.
March 14, 2011

Lixin Fan’s Last Train Home is continuing to ramp up kudos and critical acclaim, with the latest honor being the best documentary trophy at the Genie Awards.

The Genies, held in Ottawa on Thursday, honor the best in Canadian film and are organized by the Academy of Canadian Film & Television. The EyeSteelFilm-produced doc was in the running against The Journey’s End; In the Name of the Family; Leave Them Laughing and You Don’t Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo.

The awards show, broadcast live on CBC, was hosted by William Shatner.

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