The Times bfi London Film Festival has givenits inaugural Grierson Award to Michael Glawogger for Workingman'sDeath.
The award is presented to the director of the best feature-lengthdocumentary shown at the LFF. Austrian film-maker Glawoggerwill accept the award at a special screening of the film on November 1.
The festival's artistic director Sandra Hebron called
The award is given by the Grierson Trust,named for the late Scottish film-maker John Grierson.The Trust also presents the annual British Documentary Awards.
The jury for the prize included