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TIFF People’s Choice for doc goes to ‘The Topp Twins’

Each year the Toronto International Film Festival gives the audience the chance to name the Cadillac People's Choice Award winner for the fest. This year TIFF added special audience award categories for best documentary and best 'midnight madness' film. The people chose, and the Cadillac People's Choice Award for Documentary went to a doc about lesbian country western singers from New Zealand, Leanne Pooley's The Topp Twins. The runner up is Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story.
September 21, 2009

Each year the Toronto International Film Festival gives the audience the chance to name the Cadillac People’s Choice Award winner for the fest. This year TIFF added special audience award categories for best documentary and best ‘midnight madness’ film. The people chose, and the Cadillac People’s Choice Award for Documentary went to a doc about lesbian country western singers from New Zealand, Leanne Pooley’s The Topp Twins. The runner up is Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story.

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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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