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Sonoma International Film Festival

SIFF Awards 2013


Below are the results from last night's Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners, as well as to everyone with a film in our Festival!


AUDIENCE AWARDS:


The A3 Audience Award of $1000 for Best Documentary (named in honor of Amar A. Archbold, a long-time supporter and extraordinary Board member) goes to LIVING ON ONE DOLLAR (directors: Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard & Chris Temple | 53 minutes | USA).
 
    Runner-up: TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY (director: Cullen Hoback | 79 minutes | USA).

NB: PROJECT CENSORED: THE MOVIE (directors: Doug Hecker & Christopher Oscar | 60 minutes | USA) was also one of the most popular documentaries, as well as easily being the best-attended film of the entire Festival.


The Stolman Audience Award of $1000 for the Best American Independent Feature (named in memory of Caroline and Ed Stolman, the founders of the Sonoma International Film Festival) goes to AS HIGH AS THE SKY (director: Nikki Braendlin | 90 minutes | USA).

    Runner-up: HOW WE GOT AWAY WITH IT (director: Jon Lindstrom | 86 minutes | USA).


The Audience Award for the Best World Feature goes to JACKIE (director: Antoinette Beumer | 96 minutes | The Netherlands)

    Runner-up: MÍA (director: Javier van de Couter | 106 minutes | Argentina)


JURIED AWARDS:

Best American Independent Feature: AS HIGH AS THE SKY (director: Nikki Braendlin | 90 minutes | USA)

    Honorable Mention, American Independent Feature: FAVOR (director: Paul Osborne | 102 minutes | USA)


Best World Feature: BLACKBIRD (director: Jason Buxton | 103 minutes | Canada)


Best Documentary Feature: TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY (director: Cullen Hoback | 79 minutes | USA)


Best Narrative Short: CHANCE OF RAIN (director: Philipp C. Wolter | 14 minutes | USA)


Best Documentary Short: THE FLOGSTA ROAR [Flogstavrålet] (director: Johan Palmgren | 18 minutes | Sweden)
 
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