Monday, July 11, 2011

3 Canadian Films Win Awards at the Karlovy Vary Int'l Film Festival

Five Canadian films went to the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. However, only three won some awards.

In total, Canada got four awards. The film with the most, which means two, is Martin Donovan's Collaborator. It won the Award of International Film Critics (FIPRESCI), which is a non-statutory award, and a Best Actor Award thanks to the performance of David Morse (John Adams, Treme).

In the Forum of independents, a group for indie films, Aaron Houston's mockumentary Sunflower Hour won the Independent Camera Award.

Moreover, Ivan Grbovic's Roméo Onze won the Special Mention award. Let's mention that producer Paul Barbeau, Ali Ammar and Joseph Bou Nassar, two actors of the film, went on the stage to take the award.

Finally, the theatrical release of these films in Canada have yet to be announced.

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