Prey Wins $50,000 Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary

On May 5, the Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary was awarded to Prey. As part of the award, director Matt Gallagher received a $50,000 cash prize, courtesy of the Rogers Group of Funds.

Prey is a riveting story of deceit, corruption and vindication that follows a survivor of sexual abuse as he and his lawyer take on the Catholic Church in an Ontario court.

Other Hot Docs Audience Awards and the top 20 favourite audience films of the 2019 Festival, determined by audience ballot, will be announced on Tuesday, May 7. See the current standings.

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