Awards were handed out last night in Chinatown for the 6th annual Tribeca Film Festival. See list of winners below.
The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature – My Father My Lord (Hofshat Kaits), directed by David Volach (Israel).
Best New Narrative Filmmaker – Two Embraces (Dos Abrazos), directed by Enrique Begne (Mexico).
Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film – Lofti Edbelli in Making Of (Akher film), directed by Nouri Bouzid (Tunisia, Morocco).
Best Actress in a Narrative Feature Film – Marina Hands in Lady
Chatterley, directed by Pascale Ferran (France, Belgium).
Best Screenplay – Making Of (Akher film), written and directed by Nouri Bouzid (Tunisia, Morocco).
Honorable Mentions: Lost in Beijing (Ping Guo), screenwriters Li Yu & Fang Li, directed by Li Yu (China). Half Moon (Niwemang), writer-director Bahman Ghobadi (Iran, Iraq, Austria, France).
Best Documentary Feature – Taxi to the Darkside, directed by Alex Gibney (U.S.A.).
Best New Documentary Filmmaker – A Story of People in War & Peace,
directed by Vardan Hovhannisyan (Armenia).
Special Jury Mention – Documentary – We Are Together (Thina Simunye), directed by Paul Taylor (U.K.).
“NY Loves Film” – Documentary – A Walk into the Sea: Danny Williams and The Warhol Factory, directed by Esther Robinson (U.S.A.).
“Made In NY” – Narrative – The Education of Charlie Banks, directed by
Fred Durst (U.S.A.).
“Made In NY” Special Jury Recognition – Narrative – The Killing of John
Lennon, directed by Andrew Piddington (U.K.).
Best Narrative Short – The Last Dog in Rwanda (Den sista hunden i Rwanda), directed by Jens Assur (Sweden).
Special Jury Prize for Best Narrative Short – Super Powers, directed by J. Anderson Mitchell & Jeremy Kipp Walker (U.S.A.).
Best Documentary Short – A Son’s Sacrifice, directed by Yoni Brook (U.S.A.).
Student Visionary Award – Good Luck Nedim (Sretan Put Nedime), directed by Marko Santic (Slovenia).
Student Visionary Award – Someone Else’s War, directed by Lee Wang (U.S.A./Philippines).
Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award – Documentary – Dee Rees for her documentary work-in-progress, Eventual Salvation, which follows an 80-year-old grandmother who returns to Liberia to rebuild her life and community after years of civil war.
Honorable Mention – Ultimate Christian Wrestling by Jae-Ho Chang and Tara Autovino.
Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award – Narrative – Ben Rekhi for his current screenplay, Waste, co-written by John Campo, which tells the story of a widowed NYC sanitation worker who must negotiate his relationship with his son after he becomes a key figure in a labor dispute.
Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award – Screenwriting – Marilyn Fu for her screenplay, The Sisterhood of Night, an adaptation of the short story by Pulitzer Prize winner Steven Millhauser. Caryn Waechter is attached to direct.
Honorable Mention – Last Road Home by Roberto Marinas.