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“We Were Here,” “Home of the Buffalo” awarded at Inside Out fest

The Toronto film festival, one of the largest LGBT film fests in the world, recognized the two docs during its award ceremony over the weekend.
May 30, 2011

We Were Here, David Weissman’s look at the impact of the arrival of HIV/AIDS upon San Francisco in the Eighties, and Rémy Huberdeau’s archive-based Home of the Buffalo were awarded at the closing ceremonies for the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival.

Weissman’s film received the Elle Flanders Award for best documentary film or video, while Huberdeau’s effort was named best Canadian film or video during the Sunday night awards ceremony.

The Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival is one of the largest LGBT film fests in the world, and this year’s 21st annual edition featured 85 screenings over 11 days.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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