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“Green Wave,” “Hot Coffee” in the running for Seattle doc prize

The Seattle International Film Festival has unveiled the 10 nominees for the Best Documentary Grand Jury Prize at this year's event, with Ali Samadi Ahadi's Iranian revolution doc The Green Wave (pictured) among the contenders.
April 29, 2011

The Seattle International Film Festival has unveiled the 10 nominees for the Best Documentary Grand Jury Prize at this year’s event, with Ali Samadi Ahadi’s Iranian revolution doc The Green Wave (pictured) among the contenders.

Other nominees include Carles Bosch’s Bicycle, Spoon, Apple; Jarreth Merz’s An African Election; Susan Saladoff’s Hot Coffee; Gemma Atwal’s Marathon Boy; David Dworsky and Victor K√∂hler’s PressPausePlay; Juan Pablo Sallato, Ismael Larrain and Juan Ignacio Sabatini’s Red Eyes; Richard Knox Robinson’s Rothstein’s First Assignment; Mark Hall’s Sushi: The Global Catch; and Amy Sultan, Roland Legiardi-Laura, Deborah Shaffer and Edwin Martinez’s To Be Heard.

The 37th annual event takes place May 19 to June 12, and will close with a special screening of Kevin Macdonald’s YouTube-compiled documentary Life in a Day.

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