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08 Sep 2013 07:36 GMT | Arts & Culture, Europe
For the first time a documentary has won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival.
However, the decision has not been welcomed by all.
Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Venice.
Source: Al Jazeera
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