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Mas Man Film Scores Twice in a Single Day

Best Director in LA and Finalist in Africa World Festival

Global - Mas Man Peter Minshall copped the Best Director award in the Short Documentary category at the Los Angeles International Film Festival, the screening committee announced Wednesday.

On the same day, the E. Desmond Lee Africa World Documentary Film Festival named Mas Man a finalist for 2011, its fourth anniversary.

“With over 160 high quality submissions, the committee had a difficult task selecting the finalists in both the full length and short length categories that have now qualified for our prizes,” a festival spokesperson said.

“We are poised to commence the festival for 2011,” said ‘Niyi Coker, Jr., AWDFF Director.

The festival will be held March 5–12 in Cave Hill, Barbados; April 20–23 in Yaounde, Cameroon; and May 12–14 in St. Louis, Missouri.

The AWDFF is committed to the promotion of knowledge, life and culture of the people of Africa worldwide. It is sponsored by the E. Desmond Lee Professorship in African/African-American Studies, Center for International Studies at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

 Mas Man, a film about Trinidad Carnival artist and designer Peter Minshall was produced and directed by Dalton Narine. It received 10 nominations and won six awards on the 2009-2010 film festival circuit.

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Be careful of confusing the world that's watching and listening.

    The film Mas Man produced and directed by Dalton Narine won the "Best Director" Award in the Short Documentary category at the Los Angeles International Film Festival last week.

    Band leader and mas' man Peter Minshall is partly the subject of the film. He is not the director. You show a good pix of Dalton Narine but the first line of copy in your article is ambiguous. WST must not only be informative: it must also be accurate.

    ASW

Hello Audley

Mas Man Peter Minshall is the name of the film according the creator, Dalton Narine. please check this link http://www.nicolecprince.com/2010/09/mas-man-peter-minshall-wins-ny... or google Mas Man Peter Minshall

Thank you Nicole. To avoid the ambiguity the line should have read "The film 'Mas man Peter Minshall' produced and directed by Dalton Narine won the Best Director Award etc etc..."
I stand pleasantly corrected. ASW

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