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2003 Awards

Best International Documentary - Feature
POWER TRIP
D: Paul Devlin

Best International Documentary - Special Jury Prize
STATE OF DENIAL
D: Elaine Epstein

Best International Documentary - Short to Mid-Length HIDDEN
D: Hanna Heilborn, Mats Johansson

Honourable Mention
ALONG CAME A SPIDER
D: Maziar Bahari

Best Documentary in National Spotlight Program
THE DAY I WILL NEVER FORGET
D: Kim Longinotto

Honourable Mention
OU DEDE AND HIS DAUGHTER
D: Qinze Wang

Best Canadian Documentary - Feature Length
RAGE AGAINST THE DARKNESS
D: John Kastner

Best Canadian Documentary - Special Jury Prize
THE LAST ROUND (D: Joseph Blasioli)
Includes a $5,000 cash prize courtesy of The Documentary Channel.

Best Direction - Canadian Feature Documentary
SQUAT!
D: Ève Lamont
Includes a $10,000 camera package prize courtesy of CBC Television.

Humanitarian Award
SQUAT!
D: Ève Lamont

Best Short to Mid-Length Documentary - Canadian Spectrum Program
THE MOON AND THE VIOLIN
D: Carole Laganière

Honourable Mention
MEN OF THE DEEPS
D: John Walker

Best Direction for Short to Mid-Length Documentary - Canadian Spectrum Program
DEVOURING BUDDHA
D: Korbett Matthews

Best First Documentary Award
THE OTHER FINAL
D: Johan Kramer

2003 Hot Docs Outstanding Achievement Award
Presented to Nick Broomfield by Hot Docs Board of Directors

Hot Docs Audience Award
WAR BABIES
D: Raymonde Provencher


HOT DOCS FESTIVAL JURIES

Best Canadian Documentary, Feature Length

  • Arsinee Khanjian
  • Brenda Longfellow
  • Steven Silver

Best Canadian Documentary, Short to Mid-Length

  • Richard Fung
  • Michele Landsberg
  • Diane Weyermann

Best International Documentary, Feature Length

  • Frances Hendron
  • Marco Williams
  • Peter Wintonick

Best International Documentary, Short to Mid-Length

  • Barri Cohen
  • Kevin McMahon
  • Ken Wiwa

Best First Documentary

  • Patricio Henriquez
  • Daniel Iron
  • Debbie Nightingale

National Spotlight

  • Olivia Chow
  • Magnus Isacsson
  • Alanis Obomsawin


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