Viff 2010 Wrap Up

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The 29th annual Vancouver International Film Festival concluded its 16-day run, October 15.

The Dragons & Tigers Award for Young Cinema went to Hirohara Satoru of Japan for the film "Good Morning To The World", with Special Mentions for "Don't Be Afraid Bi!" and "Rumination".

The Et Canada Award for Best Canadian Feature Film went to Quebec director Denis Villeneuve for "Incendies", with an Honourable Mention given to Denis Côté's "Curling".

The Most Promising Director of a Canadian Short Film award was presented to Quebec's Halima Ouardiri of Quebec for "Mokhtar".The Best Canadian Actress Award was given to Lubna Azabal for "Incendies" and The Best Canadian Actor Award was presented to Alexander Gammal for director Ingrid Veninger's "Modra".

Audience Awards included the Rogers People's Choice Award for the UK/Brazil co-pro of Lucy Walker's "Waste Land";

the Viff Most Popular Canadian Film Award was awarded to "Two Indians Talking", directed by Sara McIntyre.
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