Beijing International Film Festival

Grand Unified Theory of everything

In brief: MacNaughton leaves TIFF, Grand Unified Theory gets Beijing premiere

David Ray’s Vancouver-shot film (pictured) competes for the Tiantan Prize, David MacNaughton steps down from TIFF’s board of directors, plus more news.

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Richie Mehta’s Siddharth wins top Beijing festival award

The Canada-India coproduction picked up the Tiantan award at the Chinese festival’s fourth edition.

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Weekly roundup: nominations and awards

This weeks’ prize-heavy briefs include news of Inch’ Allah (pictured) taking a special prize at the Beijing International Film Festival and the Canuck nominations at the up-coming Monte-Carlo International TV Festival.