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Planet CLE | St. Ignatus student's documentary wins two awards at C-SPAN Student Cam competition

Nathan Kuczmarski's "Dream of Clean Water" earned second place and Fan Favorite awards in the C-SPAN Student Cam 2022 documentary film contest.
Credit: Nathan Kuczmarski

CLEVELAND — St. Ignatius senior Nathan Kuczmarski's documentary focusing on how the Cuyahoga River fire of 1969 led to the passing of the Clean Water Act captured a pair of awards in the C-SPAN Student Cam 2022 documentary film contest. 

The short-form documentary, "Dream of Clean Water," won the "Fan Favorite Award" after earning more than 2,500 online votes. Kuczmarski netted $500 in prize money. "Dream of Clean Water" took second place in the overall competition, earning Nathan an additional $1,500.

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C-SPAN television networks will broadcast all the prize-winning documentaries throughout the day in April. "Dream of Clean Water" is scheduled to air on C-SPAN on Friday, April 8, at 6:50 AM and throughout the day. You can also watch it by clicking here.

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