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Lebanese film wins top audience award at Toronto

By NewsDesk • Published on September 19, 2011

Nadine Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now?, a Lebanese drama about the lengths a group of women will go to in order protect their village won the Cadillac People’s Choice Award, the top award at the festival.

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its audience award winners on Sunday.

The award for best documentary went to Jon Shenk’s The Island President while The Raid directed by Gareth Huw Evans won the Midnight Madness Award. Philippe Falardeau’s Monsieur Lazhar won the City of Toronto Award for Best Canadian feature.

The three Indian films that were presented at the festival are Ribhu Dasgupta’s Michael, Suseendran’s Azhagarsamy’s Horse and Vimukthi Jayasundara’s Chatrak (Mushrooms). Pankaj Kapoor’s Mausam could not be screened at the festival due to regulatory delays.

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