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Geminis announce documentary and lifestyle winners

Canada's 24th annual Gemini Awards unveiled the winners of the documentary and lifestyle categories last night in Toronto. Presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, the Geminis celebrate the best of Canadian television. Among this year's winners in the doc category were Dreamfilm Productions' Peace Warrior (best biography documentary program); Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (best direction in a documentary program; best writing in a documentary program); the recently canceled CBC program The Lens (best documentary series); X-Weighted (best general/human interest series); China's Earthquake: The People in the Pictures (best history documentary program); Holmes in New Orleans (best lifestyle/practical information series) and The Young Romantic (best performing arts program or series or arts documentary program or series). For more of the winners from last night, click here.
October 20, 2009

Canada’s 24th annual Gemini Awards unveiled the winners of the documentary and lifestyle categories last night in Toronto. Presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, the Geminis celebrate the best of Canadian television. Among this year’s winners in the doc category were Dreamfilm Productions’ Peace Warrior (best biography documentary program); Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (best direction in a documentary program; best writing in a documentary program); the recently canceled CBC program The Lens (best documentary series); X-Weighted (best general/human interest series); China’s Earthquake: The People in the Pictures (best history documentary program); Holmes in New Orleans (best lifestyle/practical information series) and The Young Romantic (best performing arts program or series or arts documentary program or series). For more of the winners from last night, click here.

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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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