Sledhead: Canada’s Sledge Hockey Team – a documentary that followed the national team for the 2007-08 season, through its victory at the 2008 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship – which premiered on CTV last October, has been nominated for three Leo Awards, the film and television awards in British Columbia.
The awards will be presented on May 8-9 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.
In addition, it has been announced that Sledhead will be a featured documentary at four film festivals:
Okanagan Film Festival – Thursday, April 23 @ 6:15 p.m. – Paramount Theatre, Kelowna
Newport Beach Film Festival – Friday, April 24 @ 1:00 p.m. – Edwards Islands Cinemas, Newport Beach, Calif.
Sunscreen Film Festival – Friday, May 1 @ 6:15 p.m. – Muvico Theatres, St. Petersburg, Fla.
DeReel Film Festival – Saturday, May 9 @ time TBA – Victoria, Australia