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Four docs up for DGC Allan King award

The Director's Guild of Canada has named four nominees for the Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary, including David York's Wiebo's War (pictured).
July 13, 2012

The Director’s Guild of Canada has named four nominees for the Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary, including David York’s Wiebo’s War (pictured).

The three other nominees for the honor are West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson, directed by Peter Raymont; Desert Riders, directed by Victor Sarin; and Peace Out, directed by Charles Wilkinson.

The awards will be presented in Toronto on October 20. This year’s presentation also coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Directors Guild of Canada.

 

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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