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'No Fire Zone' shortlisted for Grierson award

'No Fire Zone - The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka', a feature length documentary on the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed at the end of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Grierson awards for British documentaries.

Along side other much acclaimed documentaries such as 'Kashmir's Torture Trail', 'No Fire Zone' has been shortlisted under the 'Best Documentary on Current Affairs' category.

Nominations will be announced by 17th September, and the final awards ceremony will take place in early November.

The documentary was first screened at the Frontline Club in the UK in April 2013. See here for full coverage of the event, and here for Tamil Guardian's interview with the director, Callum Macrae.

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