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Best Feature Film:

BOMBER (UK/USA | 2009 | 84 min. | Director: Paul Cotter)

Best International Feature Film:

SNOW & ASHES (Canada | 2010 | 110 min. | Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud)

Special Jury Award for Outstanding Historical Feature:

VENEZZIA (Venezuela | 2009 | 106 min. | Director: Haik Gazarian)

New Belgium Indie Feature Film Award:

SOMETHING BLUE (USA | 2009 | 85 min. | Directors: Sean Dillon & Curtis Krick)

Sonoma International Film Festival Showcase Award:

LEADING LADIES (USA | 2010 | 106 min. | Directors: Daniel Beahm & Erika Randall Beahm)

Best Documentary:

Shared between:

CITY LAX: AN URBAN LACROSSE STORY (USA | 2010 | 83 min. | Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite)

FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE (USA | 2009 | 94 min. | Directors: Jim Bigham & Mark Moorman)

Special Jury Award for Outstanding Historical Documentary:

BHUTTO (USA | 2010 | 115 min. | Directors: Duane Baughman & Johnny O'Hara)

Turning Point Award:

FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD (USA/Australia | 2010 | 98 min. | Directors: Joe Cross & Kurt Engfehr)

Best Food Doc:

THE RESTAURATEUR (USA | 2010 | 60 min. | Director: Roger Sherman)

Best Sports Doc:

SECOND NATURE (USA | 2009 | 17 min. | Director: Colin Blackshear)

Best Comedy Short Film:

THINK TANK (USA | 2009 | 11 min. | Director: Peter Calloway)

Best Dramatic Short Film:

THE HIROSAKI PLAYERS (USA | 2009 | 19 min. | Director: Jeff Sousa)

Best International Short Film:

CHICKEN HEADS [ROOS DJAJ]  (Palestine | 2009 | 15 min. | Director: Bassam Jarbawi)

Best Animated Short Film:

THE INCIDENT AT TOWER 37 (USA | 2009 | 11 min. | Director: Chris Perry)

Audience Choice Award - Short Film:

Shared between:

BANANA BREAD (USA | 2010 | 9 min. | Director: Barton Landsman)

KAVI (USA | 2009 | 19 min. | Director: Greg Helvey)

Honorable Mention to:

A LETTER FROM HOME (USA | 2010 | 10 min. | Director: Mark Kirkland)

Audience Choice Award - Documentary Film:

Shared between:

CITY LAX: AN URBAN LACROSSE STORY (USA | 2010 | 83 min. | Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite)

FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD (USA/Australia | 2010 | 98 min. | Directors: Joe Cross & Kurt Engfehr)

Audience Choice Award - Feature Film:

OUTSOURCED (USA | 2006 | 103 min. | Director: John Jeffcoat)

 

WORLD PREMIERES:

An unprecedented 17 World Premieres were featured at the 2010 Sonoma International Film Festival: 

  1. BEACH MUMMY (USA | 2010 | 10 min. Director: Chris Merrill)
  2. CITY LAX: AN URBAN LACROSSE STORY (USA | 2010 | 83 min. | Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite)
  3. COALS TO NEWCASTLE: THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS, FROM LEEDS TO NEW ORLEANS (USA/UK | 2010 | 86 min. Directors: Aaron Dunsay & Marca Hagenstad)
  4. FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD (USA/Australia | 2010 | 98 min. | Directors: Joe Cross & Kurt Engfehr)
  5. GIRLBAND "TALK IN ESPANOL" (USA | 2010 | 4 min. | Director: 'burpo')
  6. HISTORICAL FICTION (USA | 2010 | 86 min. | Director: Patrick Foster)
  7. I JUST DON'T CARE (USA | 2010 | 4 min. | Director: Howard Egger-Bovet)
  8. LEADING LADIES (USA | 2010 | 106 min. | Directors: Daniel Beahm & Erika Randall Beahm)
  9. A LETTER FROM HOME (USA | 2010 | 10 min. | Director: Mark Kirkland)
  10. LIFE OF MAKING (USA | 2010 | 10 min. | Director: Daedalus Howell)
  11. THE MAKING OF A RIVER OF SKULLS (USA | 2010 | 17 min. | Director: Trent Anderson)
  12. PINOT: SONOMA DREAMS (USA | 2010 | 75 min. | Director: Stefan Sargent)
  13. QUAND TU VEUX (WHATEVER, WHENEVER) (USA | 2010 | 7 min. | Director: Peter Burns)
  14. THE RESTAURATEUR (USA | 2010 | 60 min. | Director: Roger Sherman)
  15. SUCKER PUNCH (USA | 2010 | 19 min. | Director: Ryan Gould)
  16. THINK TANK (USA | 2010 | 11 min. | Director: Peter Calloway)
  17. WHERE THE WIND BLOWS (USA | 2010 | 40 min. | Director: Ari Marcopoulos)


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