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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
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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