Monday, April 30, 2007

HotDocs #10.5: One more award...

The fest announced today that War/Dance won this year's Audience Award. They also announced that the 2007 festival had a whopping 33% increase in attendance over 2006, with more than 68,000 sitting down to watch docs for 10 days. Impressive!

The top 10 films, as selected via audience votes, are as follows:

WAR/DANCE (D: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine; USA ; 105 min)
WE ARE TOGETHER (D: Paul Taylor; UK ; 86 min)
GARBAGE WARRIOR (D: Oliver Hodge; UK ; 87 min)
THE SUICIDE TOURIST (D: John Zaritsky; Canada ; 90 min)
FORBIDDEN LIE$ (D: Anna Broinowski; Australia ; 107 min)
NANKING (D: Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman; USA ; 89 min)
CITY IDOL (D: Arturo Perez Torres; Canada ; 90 min)
HEAR AND NOW (D: Irene Taylor Brodsky; USA ; 84 min)
CHICHESTER’S CHOICE (D: Simonee Chichester; Canada ; 64 min)
FOREVER (D: Heddy Honigmann; Netherlands ; 95 min)

Okay, now I can put the HDD to bed for the year.

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