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‘Last Train Home,’ two NFB shorts make TIFF’s top ten

Lixin Fan's moving Last Train Home is the sole documentary in the annual listing of the top ten Canadian films from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
December 15, 2010

Lixin Fan’s moving Last Train Home is the sole documentary in the annual listing of the top ten Canadian films from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Two shorts from the National Film Board of Canada made the grade for the top ten Canadian shorts of the year: I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors by Anne Marie Fleming and Theodore Ushev’s animated documentary Lipsett Diaries. Both lists were selected by juries featuring filmmakers, journalists, programmers and industry professionals.

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