Monday, January 31, 2011

Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

Alas, Sundance has come and gone (we will have a summary of the films that premiered in the next few days), but while we mourn the passing of another great festival, we praise the winners who came out on top. The list is below (note, we're only listing documentary awards... we don't cover fictional nonsense here), head on over to the Sundance website to learn more about each film.

  • Grand Jury Prize (U.S.)- How to Die in Oregan by Peter Richardson
  • World Cinema Grand Jury Prize - Hell and Back Again by Danfung Dennis
  • Audience Award (U.S.) - Buck by Cindy Meehl
  • World Cinema Audience Award - Senna by Asif Kapadia
  • Directing (U.S.) - Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles by John Foy
  • World Cinema Directing - Project Nim by James Marsh
  • Editing (U.S.) - If a Tree Falls: A story of the Earth Liberation Front by Marshall Curry
  • World Cinema Editing - The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 by Goran Hugo Olsson
  • Cinematography (U.S.) - The Redemption of General Butt Naked by Eric Strauss and Daniele Anastasion
  • World Cinema Cinematography - Hell and Back Again by Danfung Dennis
  • Special Jury Prize (U.S.) - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey by Constance Marks
  • World Cinema Special Jury Prize - Position Among the Stars by Leonard Retel Helmrich

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