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“Sugar Man” wins over Vancouver critics

Malik Bendjelloul's Searching for Sugar Man was named 2012's best documentary at the 13th Annual Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards.
January 8, 2013

Malik Bendjelloul’s Searching for Sugar Man was named 2012′s best documentary at the 13th Annual Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards.

The Vancouver critics also named Nisha Pahuja’s The World Before Her as the Best Canadian Documentary of last year, in a ceremony held at the Railway Club in Vancouver on Monday night (January 7).

The award for Sugar Man follows recognition for the film from the IDA, IDFA, the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival, the Durban International Film Festival, and the Moscow International Film Festival, among others.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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