'Thin' docu wins Grierson Award


LONDON -- Lauren Greenfield's "Thin," about a Florida eating disorder treatment center, won the second annual Times BFI London Film Festival Grierson Award, organizers said Wednesday.

The Grierson nod is given to the director of the best feature-length documentary shown during the festival.

Greenfield is scheduled to be presented with the award at a special screening of the documentary today

The award is presented in conjunction with the Grierson Trust, which commerates Scottish documentary-maker John Grierson, who died in 1972.