Tiff 2013: Award Winners Announced

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Steve McQueen‘s 12 Years a Slave took home the People’s Choice Award for best film at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, with runners up including Stephen FrearsPhilomena and Denis Villeneuve‘s Prisoners.

Jehane Noujaim‘s The Square took home Best Documentary and Shion Sono‘s Why Don’t you Play in Hell? won Best Picture in the Midnight Madness category.  Hit the jump to check out the full list of winners.
People’s Choice Award:
12 Years a Slave
Runners-up: Philomena and Prisoners

People’s Choice Award For Documentary:
The Square
Runners-up: Beyond the Edge and Hi-Ho Mistahey

People’s Choice Award For Midnight Madness:
Why Don’t You Play In Hell?
Runners-up: OCULUS and Witching and Bitching

Best Canadian Feature Film:
When Jews Were Funny

Best Canadian First Feature Film:
Asphalt Watches

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Special Presentations Section:
Ida

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Discovery Section:
The Amazing Catfish

NETPAC Award For Best Asian Film:
Qissa

Award For Best Canadian Short Film:
Noah (watch it for free)

The Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award:
All The Wrong Reasons