Genie doc nominations announced

The nominations for the 30th Annual Genie Awards have been announced.
March 1, 2010

The nominations for the 30th Annual Genie Awards have been announced. Among the titles vying for the best documentary Genie are: A Hard Name (director: Alan Zweig; producers: Kristina McLaughlin, Michael McMahon); Inside Hana’s Suitcase (director: Larry Weinstein; producers: Rudolf Biermann, Jessica Daniel); Les dames en bleu or Ladies in Blue (director/producer: Claude Demers); Prom Night in Mississippi (director: Paul Saltzman; producer: Patricia Aquino) and RiP: A Remix Manifesto (director: Brett Gaylor; producers: Mila Aung-Thwin, Kat Baulu, Germaine Ying-Gee Wong). Nominations for the best short documentary include: Passages (director/producer: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre); Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands (director: Peter Mettler; producers: Sandy Hunter, Laura Severinac) and The Delian Mode (director/producer: Kara Blake; producer: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre). The Genies take place April 12, 2010 in Toronto.

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