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No. 2

Film (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras) – 2006

Parental Guidance

2006 Sundance Film Festival (United States)
Audience Award - World Cinema Dramatic section

2006 Brisbane Film Festival
Audience Award

2006 Atlanta Film Festival (United States)
Best Actress: Ruby Dee

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Original Music: Don McGlashan
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Ruby Dee
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Rene Naufahu
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Mia Blake
Nominated for Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Xavier Horan), Supporting Actress (Miriama McDowell), Cinematography, Editing and Sound (Tim Prebble, Mike Hedges and David Madigan)

Festivals include
2007 Portland, 2007 Pan African Film Festival, 2006 Berlin (Panorama section), London 

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