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Christian Einshoj’s The Mountains Amongst Winners – The Hollywood Reporter

Christian Einshoj’s The Mountains Amongst Winners – The Hollywood Reporter


The Scorching Docs Canadian Worldwide Documentary Competition awarded its finest worldwide characteristic movie prize to Danish filmmaker Christian Einshøj’s The Mountains, a portrait of a Scandinavian household struck by a tragedy.

Einshøj additionally received the perfect rising worldwide filmmaker award on the Toronto competition, which handed out its high jury prizes on Saturday. Scorching Docs opened its thirtieth version with one other Danish movie, Twice Colonized, Lin Alluna’s characteristic about Greenlandic Inuit lawyer and protector of her ancestral lands, Aaju Peter, after a world premiere at Sundance.

The Canadian documentary competition additionally gave its particular jury prize for finest worldwide characteristic to director Edward Lovelace’s Identify Me Lawand, which follows a younger deaf Kurdish boy joyfully studying communication expertise at a U.Ok. faculty after a treacherous journey from Iraq, solely to later face deportation from his new house.

Different winners included the perfect Canadian characteristic documentary award going to director Denys Desjardins’ I Misplaced My Mother. The very best quick doc award went to Iranian director Milad Khosravi’s Mrs. Iran’s Husband, an exploration of household and labor in Iran.

There was additionally an honorable point out for Micah Levin’s Expensive Ani, about an aspiring songwriter’s creatively obsessive correspondence with music icon Ani DiFranco.

The prize for finest mid-length doc went to Being in a Place – A Portrait of Margaret Tait, by director Luke Fowler, and the particular jury prize for finest Canadian characteristic doc was picked up by Caiti Blues, from director Justine Harbonnier.

In all, 214 movies from 72 international locations will display screen at Scorching Docs in Toronto from April 27 to Could 7.



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