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iW NEWS | Festival du Nouveau Cinema Announces Winners

iW NEWS | Festival du Nouveau Cinema Announces Winners

The 36th Festival du Nouveau Cinema concluded in Montreal after stellar attendance for Canada’s oldest film festival. Last night, Quebec director Denys Arcand announced the festival’s winners in various categories before the closing night screening of Christian Mingui‘s “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days“. Among the winners were Academy-snubee “The Band’s Visit,” directed by Eran Kolirin, which was awarded the Louve D’Or for best feature film; Richard Green, who won the acting award for his performance in Kriv Stenders‘ “Boxing Day“; Hana Makhmalbaf won the Daniel Langlois Innovation Prize for “Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame“; Rodrigo Pla‘s “La Zona” won the Radio-Canada People’s Choice Award; and “XXY,” Lucia Puenzo‘s film, won the critic’s prize. [Peter Knegt]

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