Grierson award to Burma VJ

"Burma VJ" swept away the Grierson Best Cinema Documentary Award, beating Oscar winner "Man on Wire".

This week the Grierson Trust presented its annual British Documentary Awards. Among the big winners is Anders Østergaard's "Burma VJ — Reporting from a Closed Country", produced by Lise Lense-Møller for Magic Hour Films.

The award adds to the nearly two-scores of international awards earned by "Burma VJ".