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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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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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