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‘October Country’ and ‘Mugabe and the White African’ claim Silverdocs awards

Silverdocs has wrapped and announced its award winners. October Country took the Sterling US Feature Award, while Mugabe and the White African calimed the Sterling World Feature Award. 12 Notes Down won the Sterling Short Award, and a Special Jury Mention went to Salt. The Music Documentary Award went to Riseup and Special Jury Mention went to Soul Power. Old Partner claimed the Cinematic Vision Award and finally, the WITNESS Award went to Good Fortune.
June 22, 2009

Silverdocs has wrapped and announced its award winners. Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher’s October Country took the Sterling US Feature Award, while Lucy Bailey and Andrew Thompson’s Mugabe and the White African calimed the Sterling World Feature Award. 12 Notes Down won the Sterling Short Award, and a Special Jury Mention went to Salt. The Music Documentary Award went to Riseup and Special Jury Mention went to Soul Power. Old Partner claimed the Cinematic Vision Award and the WITNESS Award went to Good Fortune. The Feature Audience Award went to The Cove and the Short Audience Award went to 12 Notes Down which follows a 14-year-old choir singing star whose voice starts changing.

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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