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Hot Docs taps Alanis Obomsawin for achievement award

In May, Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin will receive the outstanding achievement award at Hot Docs awards presentation. Since 1967, Obomsawin has been churning out documentaries on the social realities of Canada's First Nations communities. Toronto filmmaker Ron Mann will also be honored with a retrospective of his career.
January 20, 2009

In May, Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin will receive the outstanding achievement award at Hot Docs awards presentation. Since 1967, Obomsawin has been churning out documentaries on the social realities of Canada’s First Nations communities. Toronto filmmaker Ron Mann will also be honored with a retrospective of his career.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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