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Water doc wins at environmental film fest

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Water on the Table, filmmaker Liz Marshall’s documentary about water politics in Canada and on the global stage, was named best Canadian feature at the Planet in Focus film festival this weekend.

Singaporean filmmaker Kirsten Tan won the Best International Short for her film Sink, which is about the relationship between a man and a sink in the sea

Water on the Table follows Council of Canadians activist Maude Barlow in her campaign to have water declared a human right and during her tenure as senior adviser on water to the UN.

The Mark Haslam Award for a film that gives voice to stories under-represented in the media went to U.S. filmmaker Michael Kuehnert for Save the Farm.

Read the full list of awards here >>

via CBC news

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