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The Toronto Film Festival Awards have been announced. “American Fiction,” starring Jeffrey Wright and from Netflix, won the Audience Award.

“American Fiction,” directed by Cord Jefferson, notably beat “The Holdovers,” starring Paul Giamatti and directed by Alexander Payne.

The second runner-up is The Boy and the Heron directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

All three of these films will now get their awards chances boosted at least for a few minutes until more films that weren’t at TIFF are unveiled.

The TIFF 2023 People’s Choice Documentary Award winner is “Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe directed by Robert McCallum. The first runner-up is Summer Qamp directed by Jen Markowitz. The second runner-up is Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa dir. Lucy Walker.

The doc winners will all be in the mix on November 19th when the Critics Choice Awards hands out their documentary prizes in New York. The races are on!

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