From [ April 30th ] to [ May 6th, 2001 ] in Toronto, the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival unspooled new internationally-produced films for over 1,400 attendees. This year’s winning documentaries are:
[ Gold Award for Best Canadian Documentary ] ^ My Left Breast ^ Director: Gerry Rogers ^ Producer: Paul Pope
[ Silver Award for Best Canadian Documentary ] ^ Out of the Fire ^ Director: Shelley Saywell ^ Producer: Shelley Saywell
[ Gold Award for Best International Documentary ] ^ Southern Comfort ^ Director: Kate Davis ^ Producers: Kate Davis and Elizabeth Adams
[ Silver Award for Best International Documentary ] ^ 100% White ^ Director: Leo Regan ^ Producer: Leo Regan
[ Best Documentary in the National Spotlight Programme ] ^ Vision Man ^ Director: William Long ^ Producer: Lars Aby
[ Best First Documentary Award (2 films) ] ^ Alone With War ^ Director: Danièle Arbid ^ Producers: Christian Baute, Jacques-Henri Bronckart
and ^ Living Afterwards ^ Director: Laurent Bécue-Renard ^ Executive Producer : Michel Rotman
[ Best Direction Award ] ^ Larry Weinstein (Ravel’s Brain)
[ Humanitarian Award ] ^ Breakaway – A Tale of Two Survivors ^ Director: Mathew Welsh ^ Producer: Mathew Welsh
[ Audience Award ] ^ Southern Comfort ^ Director: Kate Davis ^ Producer: Kate Davis, Elizabeth Adams
[ Special Achievement Award ] ^ Don Haig
For more from this year’s Hot Docs Festival, including a look at the entrants and an archive of past winners, check out the official site

Posted on May 9, 2001 in Festivals by

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