The Independent Film Festival of Boston came to a close last night at the Coolidge Corner Theater with the screening of CONAN O’BRIEN CAN’T STOP. A week filled with 90 narrative, documentary, and short films, the festival as always, was a great success.
While I’ve still got a few more reviews I’m working on, I wanted to post about the various winners of Grand Jury Prizes and Audience awards.
2011 Narrative Feature Award Winners:
Grand Jury Prize: LITTLEROCK directed by Mike Ott
Special Jury Prize: GREEN directed by Sophia Takal
Audience Award Winner: 13 ASSASSINS directed by Takashi Miike
2011 Documentary Feature Award Winners:
Grand Jury Prize: LAST DAYS HERE directed by Don Argott & Demian Fenton
Special Jury Prize: CONVENTO directed by Jarred Alterman
Audience Award Winner: RAISING RENEE directed by Steven Ascher & Jeanne Jordan
Karen Schmeer Award for Excellence in Documentary Editing: HOW TO DIE IN OREGON
2011 Short Film Award Winners:
Grand Jury Prize: ICH BIN’S HELMUT directed by Nicolas Steiner
Special Jury Prize: THE STRANGE ONES directed by Lauren Wolkstein & Christopher Radcliff
Audience Award: FLYING ANNE directed by Catherine van Campen
Only 51 weeks till the 10th Annual Independent Film Festival of Boston (yeah so what, it is never too early for a countdown!), to stay up to date with the festival, you can join their mailing list at iffboston.org, or follow them on Twitter.