‘Rumble’ wins $50,000 award for best Cana­dian film at Hot Docs

Cape Breton Post - - Arts/ Entertainment -

TORONTO — “Rumble: The In­di­ans Who Rocked the World’’ took top hon­ours at this year’s Hot Docs Cana­dian In­ter­na­tional Doc­u­men­tary Fes­ti­val.

The star-packed Sun­dance Film Fes­ti­val hit, about in­dige­nous mu­si­cians who have shaped pop­u­lar music, won the $50,000 Rogers Au­di­ence Award for best Cana­dian fea­ture-length film.

It also won the Hot Docs Au­di­ence Award. Au­di­ence votes also awarded the top short doc­u­men­tary prize to “The Forger,’’ while “Death in the Ter­mi­nal’’ was cho­sen as the top mid-length doc­u­men­tary.

This year’s Hot Docs fest in Toronto fea­tured 228 films.

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