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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
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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