Annual award for first-time film directors
TORONTO, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
(ACCT) announced today that Sarah Polley will be honoured with the 2008 Claude
Jutra Award for her film Away From Her, nominated for 7 Genie Awards. The
award will be presented to Polley at the 28th Annual Genie Awards on
Monday, March 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
This annual Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a first-time
feature film director and was established in 1993 in honour of renowned Quebec
director, the late Claude Jutra.
To view this complete release and for full details on the 28th Annual
Genie Awards, go to www.genieawards.ca.
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