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The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is honored to announce the 2011 Festival Award Winners!

 David Ponce Award for Best Documentary of the Festival
Breaking through the Clouds: The First Women’s National Air Derby 
Directed by Heather Taylo
Best Human Spirit Documentary

A Journey in My Mother’s Footsteps 
Directed by Dina Rosenmeier

Best Environmental Documentary

Between the Harvest 
Directed by Scott Drucker

Emerging Filmmaker Award Winner

Finding Fathers 
Directed by France Costrel

Best Cinematography

Among Giants 
Directed by Chris Cresci

Best Student Documentary

The Game Has Changed 
Directed by Geoffrey James

Best International Documentary

My Sister Tikva – A Holocaust Journey
Directed by Vered Berman

Best Ohio Documentary

Foi et Joie/Faith and Joy
Directed by Andrew Marquard

Best Feature Documentary

Directed by Ken Sons

Best Social Awareness Documentary

Leh Wi Tok (Let Us Talk)
Directed by John Lavall

Best Community Documentary

Directed by Ricardo Larron

Honorable Mentions:

Apostol Karamitev
Directed by Max Freeman
Catching Dreams
Directed by Kevin Flint

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