At film festivals, the award that filmmakers most covet is the Audience Award. After all, these nonconventional filmmakers are telling stories not for fame or fortune, but to enlighten and entertain you — the audience.
After each Independent Lens television broadcast, the audience decides how a film measures up. At the end of each season, IL tallies the votes and honors one special film.
The filmmakers are thrilled to announce that MINE is the winner of the Audience Award for the 2009-2010 season of Independent Lens, and grateful for the incredibly receptive and passionate audience who voted for MINE as their favorite. Read more at PBS