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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
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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