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Santa Barbara adds ten Canadian films to its competition slate

Sean Garrity’s My Awkward Sexual Adventure, James Genn’s Old Stock and Jeremy LaLonde’s Sex After Kids (pictured) have been booked into competition at the festival.

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VIFF offers sneak peek of festival lineup

Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children, Xavier Dolan’s Laurence Anyways and Nisha Pahuja’s award-winner The World Before Her lead a strong Canadian contingent.

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Weekly Roundup: Awards, sales and announcements

Awards at the Gimli Film Fest, Tricon sales, a renewal for docu-soap Grand Benders (pictured) and industry programs with looming deadlines.

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Nisha Pahuja’s The World Before Her wins best Canadian film at Hot Docs

The best international feature doc prize went to Call Me Kuchu, which earlier won a Teddy award in Berlin, as the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival wrapped on the weekend.

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Hot Docs 2012: Nisha Pahuja explores The World Before Her

The Toronto-based director talks about the uphill battle to fund the documentary, gaining access to her subjects and winning at Tribeca.

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Canadians win big at Tribeca Film Festival

War Witch, The World Before Her, and the Rhymes for Young Ghouls script all took home cash prizes from the New York film fest.

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Telefilm and Rogers Group of Funds award $1.35 million for docs

A total of eight films are being supported through the Theatrical Documentary Program, including Patrick Reed’s Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children.