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Director Nisha Pahuja’s study of two Indias, The World Before Her – which contrasts preparation for a Bombay beauty pageant with a fundamentalist Hindu training camp – has won the $10,000 Best Canadian Feature award at Toronto’s Hot Docs festival.

The $5,000 Special Jury Prize for a Canadian feature was awarded to Charles Wilkinson’s Peace Out, about the cost of energy exploration in the Peace River region.

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Other winners among the various categories included Call Me Kuchu for Best International Feature and The Law In These Parts for the Special Jury Prize for an international feature.

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