Docs

“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:

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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