Radio & Television

Vision docs take awards

TORONTO - Two Canadian documentaries given their world television premiere by VisionTV have earned prizes at the 2005 Columbus International Film and Video Festival. The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream has received a Silver Chris Awards as best in its division. The film, written and directed by Gregory Greene and produced by Barry Silverthorn, explains how suburbia has come to embody the aspirations of North American society - and warns of a looming oil crisis that threatens to turn today's suburbs into tomorrow's slums. The End of Suburbia was first broadcast on VisionTV...