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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.

About The Author
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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