LOS ANGELES (Kyodo) “The Cove,” a U.S. documentary about dolphin hunting in Wakayama Prefecture, has been named best documentary at the Critics’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

The film, directed by Louis Psihoyos, won the Best Documentary Feature award Friday, beating four other nominees, including “Michael Jackson’s This Is It,” according to the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the largest film critics’ organization in the United States and Canada.

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