A Separation and Senna win MIFF people’s choice awards

Press release from MIFF

MIFF are proud to announce the Top 20 Feature films in the 2011 People's Choice Awards.

After sweeping the Berlinale awards with wins for Best Film, Best Actor and Best Actress, it is no surprise that the winning film in the 2011 MIFF People's Choice Awards, Asghar Farhadi's A SEPARATION, was a hit with MIFF audiences.

1. A Separation
2. Face to Face
3. Our Idiot Brother
4. Red Dog
5. Troll Hunter
6. Beginners
7. Melancholia
8. Le Havre
9. The Slap
10. Submarine
11. The Kid with a Bike
12. Toomelah
13. The Eye of the Storm
14. Falling for Sahara
15. Tiny Furniture
16. The Future
17. Good Bye
18. Essential Killing
19. X
20. 13 Assassins

With a vast and varied program of documentaries, MIFF once again presented a selection of enlightening, offbeat, frustrating and deeply human stories. MIFF are proud to announce the Top 20 Documentary films in the 2011 People's Choice Awards.

The wining documentary came from the inaugural This Sporting Life program stream, Asif Kapadia's SENNA, "a high-octane bio of one of auto racing's greatest figures."

1. Senna
2. Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard
3. I Am Eleven
4. Life in Movement
5. Fire in Babylon
6. Page One: Inside the New York Times
7. Life in a Day
8. Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
9. Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
10. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
11. The Bengali Detective
12. Magic Trip: Ken Kesey’s Search for a Kool Place
13. Bobby Fischer Against the World
14. Cave of Forgotten Dreams
15. Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure
16. El Bulli: Cooking in Progress
17. Into Eternity
18. Persecution Blues: The Battle for the Tote
19. Tabloid
20. Detroit Wild City