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Six docs vie for VIFF’s first Impact Award

The films, including Sturla Gunnarsson's Monsoon (pictured) and Harold Crooks' The Price We Pay, will compete for a CDN$5,000 cash prize.
September 29, 2014

The Vancouver International Film Festival has shortlisted six films for its inaugural Impact Award for best documentary.

The six nominated films are Vic Sarin’s The Boy From Geita, Julia Kwan’s Everything Will Be, Grant Baldwin’s Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story, Sturla Gunnarson’s Monsoon, Harold Crooks’ The Price We Pay and Scott Renyard’s The Pristine Coast.

All six of the films, to screen at the Vancouver festival, will contend for the prize of CDN$5,000 in cash and $5,000 in marketing and in-kind services.

The winner will be announced at the BC Spotlight Gala on Oct. 4. VIFF runs to Oct. 10.

(From Playback Daily)

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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