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“Pussy Riot,” “Hip Hop Hoax” earn BIFA nods

Jeanie Finlay's doc The Great Hip Hop Hoax (pictured) and Maxim Pozdorovkin and Mike Learner's Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer are among five films vying for the Best Documentary prize at the 2013 British Independent Film Awards.
November 11, 2013

Jeanie Finlay’s doc The Great Hip Hop Hoax (pictured) and Maxim Pozdorovkin and Mike Learner’s Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer are among five films vying for the Best Documentary prize at the 2013 British Independent Film Awards.

The films face competition from Shane Meadows’ music biography doc The Stone Roses: Made of Stone; Ken Loach’s historical doc The Spirit of ’45; and Andy Heathcote and Heike Bachelier’s farming doc The Moo Man.

The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony taking place on December 8 in London.

Check out trailers for the five films below:

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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