The 2009 Independent Lens Audience Award Runoff

Posted on July 1, 2009
We've tallied your votes from this past season and the verdict is... too close to call! What to do? We're holding a runoff, and we need YOU to help choose the winner. Has one of your favorites made the list? Choose from the four most popular films: ADJUST YOUR COLOR: The Truth of Petey Greene The unlikely story of America's original shock-jock, Petey Greene, who battled the system and his own demons during a time of civil unrest in the nation's capital. HELVETICA A film about typography, graphic design and the existence of a global visual culture, HELVETICA looks at the ubiquitous font that appears everywhere in the modern world. STRANDED: The Andes Plane Crash Survivors The survival tale of a group of young men who lived for 72 days in the Andes Mountains after their plane crashed in October 1972. TAKING ROOT: The Vision of Wangari Maathai The dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement. You have until Friday, July 17 to cast your vote. The winner of the 2009 Independent Lens Audience Award will be announced Monday, July 27. Cast your vote today >> (We hope that you'll post this link on your Facebook page and Tweet about it too!)


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