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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
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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