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Filmmakers honored at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival ceremony

By Scott Zoltan, KECI Reporter, szoltan@keci.com
Published On: Feb 20 2014 10:43:29 PM MST
Updated On: Feb 20 2014 11:02:59 PM MST
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MISSOULA, Mont. -

On Thursday, organizers of the 11th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival honored filmmakers with awards. The ceremony was held at the Top Hat in Downtown Missoula.

“A World Not Ours” won in the Best Feature category. The film is about a refugee camp in Lebanon

“The Record Breaker” won for Best Short. The film is about the man with the most Guinness World Records.

“Eugene” won for Best Mini. The film is about a homeless man in the San Francisco area.

“Uranium Drive-In” won the Big Sky Award. The film is about a mining community.

“I felt incredibly honored to be nominated, and to win is just mind-blowing, because the films that come here to Big Sky are truly incredible films,” said Suzan Beraza, director of “Uranium Drive-In.”

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival runs until Sunday, February 23, and includes more than 140 films shown at four venues around Missoula.