Indo-Candi. director's film wins at Canadian Film Festival

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Indian origin director Nisha Pahuja's "The World Before Her," a documentary about the clash between tradition and modernity in India, has won the best Canadian feature at the Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival.


The documentary, which has earlier won Tribeca's best feature documentary prize, also earned a cash prise of USD 10,000 at the festival, said the Hollywood Reporter.


A special jury prize for Canadian features went to Charles Wilkinson's "Peace Out", a film about resource extraction in western Canada and its impact on the local environment.


Hot Docs' best international feature prize went to "Call Me Kuchu", by directors Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright, an American film about Ugandan activist David Kato's efforts to fight his country's anti-homosexuality bill.


The special jury prize for an international feature went to the Israeli film "The Law in These Parts". PTI


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