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14 March: HURT Wins At Canadian Screen Awards

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HURT has won the Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary Award at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. The award was presented to director Alan Zweig and producer Peter Gentile.


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9 December: HURT Added To Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival

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HURT: The Steve Fonyo Story has been added to the lineup for this year’s Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival. Details were made public yesterday at a press conference hosted by the Toronto International Film Festival.  Established in 2001, the festival celebrates and promotes contemporary Canadian cinema and raises awareness of Canadian achievements in film. Running January 8 to 17, 2016 at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, the 10-day event presents public screenings of the selected films accompanied by introductions and Q&A sessions with filmmakers, as well as special events, industry […]


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20 September: HURT Wins PLATFORM Prize at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

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Toronto, ON [September 20, 2015] — HURT, the documentary directed by Alan Zweig (When Jews Were Funny (Best Canadian Feature, TIFF 2013), A Hard Name, 15 Reasons to Live), has won the Platform Prize after having its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. HURT is the only Canadian film, and the only documentary, to screen as part of the new Platform programme which is comprised of up to 12 films of high artistic merit that demonstrate a strong directorial vision by significant international filmmakers. “We are thrilled […]


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