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“Alone” picks up Sundance short Non-Fiction Award

Two doc shorts have walked away with Sundance Short Film Jury Awards Jan. 25. Alone (pictured) picked up the Short Film Jury Award: Non-Fiction. The film, directed by Garret Bradley investigates the layers ...
January 25, 2017

Two doc shorts have walked away with Sundance Short Film Jury Awards Jan. 25.

Alone (pictured) picked up the Short Film Jury Award: Non-Fiction. The film, directed by Garret Bradley investigates the layers of mass incacerations and how it shapes the modern black American family.

Finally, documentary short Broke – The Women’s Prison at Hoheneck out of Germany picked up the Short Film Jury Award: Animation. Directors Volker Schlecht, Alexander Lahl, Screenwriters: Alexander Lahl, Max Mönch tell the titular prison in East Germany, based on original interviews with former inmates.

The films were judged by Shirley Kurata, David Lowery and Patton Oswalt.

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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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