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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.

About The Author
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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