'Out of Mind, Out of Sight', 'Waiting for August' top Hot Docs Winners

Out of Mind, Out of Sight

Hot Docs announced the winners for this year's festival. They are:

Best Canadian Feature Documentary Award: Out of Mind, Out of Sight – John Kastner
Best International Feature Documentary Award: Waiting for August          
Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award: Grant Baldwin – Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
            -Honourable mention: Amar Wala – The Secret Trial 5
Emerging International Filmmaker Award: Orlando von Einsiedel – Virunga
Special Jury Prize - Canadian Feature Documentary: Before the Last Curtain Falls
Special Jury Prize - International Feature Documentary: Walking Under Water
Best Mid-Length Documentary Award: Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens
Best Short Documentary Award: Ghost Train
            - Honorable Mention: Beach Boy
2014 Don Haig Award: Michael McNamara
Lindalee Tracey Award: Madeleine Grant (The Backward Class) and Matt Johnson (The Dirties)
Gaiam TV Conscious Media Award: Andrew Napier (Mad as Hell)           
2014 Focus On Recipient: John Zaritsky

-The Audience Award, sponsored by justeat.ca, will be announced on Monday, May 5.