Lixin Fan

ChinaHeavyweight-resized

Zeitgeist lands U.S. rights for China Heavyweight

The U.S.-based distributor picked up the rights to the latest feature doc directed by Yung Chang, from Montreal-based prodco EyeSteel Film.

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Incendies dominates Genies with eight trophies

Quebec confirmed its dominance of Canadian film Thursday night after Incendies cleaned up at the Genies, taking eight trophies, including best film and best director for Denis Villeneuve.

Last Train Home

Lixin Fan up for DGA best doc director award

Lixin Fan’s Last Train Home, an Eye Steel Film documentary about Chinese peasants, is to compete against four other films in the best documentary direction category at the upcoming Directors Guild of America kudosfest.

Trigger

Vancouver Film Critics nod to Incendies, Trigger

Denis Villeneuve’s Incendies and Bruce MacDonald’s Trigger lead the way when it comes to Cancon being recognized by the Vancouver Film Critics Circle. The media collective announced its 2010 nominations yesterday, acknowledging the best in Canadian and international filmmaking.

Last Train Home

Last Train Home takes L.A. Film Critics’ best doc honor

EyeSteelFilm’s Last Train Home was named best documentary/non-fiction film at the 36th annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.

Last Train Home

Last Train Home lands haul in Sheffield

Lixin Fan’s Last Train Home leads the nominations for the 2011 Cinema Eye Honors at the Sheffield Doc/Fest. The 2009 film, produced by Montreal’s EyeSteelFilm, has already won best feature-length documentary at IDFA and was nominated for a grand jury prize at Sundance.