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Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos

Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos

"Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos" is a documentary about how immigration changes and challenges a cowboy town. The film explores how immigrants, refugees and temporary foreign workers from the local meat packing plant are changing and challenging the western cowboy city of Brooks, Alberta, Canada. It also explores the city's 100 year history as it celebrates its centennial anniversary. Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos has been the winner of the following awards: "New Comer - Award of Excellence" at the 2012 International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality in Jakarta, Indonesia???- "Best Educational Film" at the 2012 Alaska International Film Awards; "2012 Golden Palm Award" for "The Documentary Film Competition" at The Mexico International Film Festival; "2012 Royal Reel Award for the Documentary Competition" at The Canada International Film Festival in Vancouver; "Honorable Mention Award: Best Documentary under 60 minutes" at the 2011, Commffest (Toronto) Global Community Festival in Toronto; "Honorable Mention Award: Humanitarian Approach" at the 8th annual Montana, CINE International Film Festival. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Program Description: "Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos" is a documentary about how immigration changes and challenges a cowboy town. The film explores how immigrants, refugees and temporary foreign workers from the local meat packing plant are changing and challenging the western cowboy city of Brooks, Alberta, Canada. It also explores the city's 100 year history as it celebrates its centennial anniversary. Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos has been the winner of the following awards: "New Comer - Award of Excellence" at the 2012 International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality in Jakarta, Indonesia???- "Best Educational Film" at the 2012 Alaska International Film Awards; "2012 Golden Palm Award" for "The Documentary Film Competition" at The Mexico International Film Festival; "2012 Royal Reel Award for the Documentary Competition" at The Canada International Film Festival in Vancouver; "Honorable Mention Award: Best Documentary under 60 minutes" at the 2011, Commffest (Toronto) Global Community Festival in Toronto; "Honorable Mention Award: Humanitarian Approach" at the 8th annual Montana, CINE International Film Festival.

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