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  • Winners All Around 03/31/12

    A champ in the starting blocks.
    A champ in the starting blocks.

    Participants in the Focus Forward initiative continue to win awards and accolades. Here are a few of the recent honors they've received:

    Victor Kossakovsky¡Vivan las Antipodas! Winner, Best Documentary at the Guadalajara Film Festival, Winner WWF Award for Best Interaction Between Man and Nature at the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival.

    Lucy WalkerThe Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom received the Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital.

    Stanley Nelson—is the recipient of this year's Tribute at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. His latest writing and producing effort, Jesse Owens (dir. Laurens Grant) is the festival's opening night selection on April 12.

    Joe BerlingerUnder African Skies, Winner Audience Award at SXSW Film Festival's 24 Beats Per Second section.

    Alex Gibney—His baseball doc, Catching Hell, just caught an Emmy Award nomination.