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2012 ABFF Winners: Russ Parr’s ‘The Undershephard,’ Byron Hurt’s ‘Soul Food Junkies’ & Matthew Cherry’s ‘Last Fall’

2012 ABFF Winners: Russ Parr's 'The Undershephard,' Byron Hurt's 'Soul Food Junkies' & Matthew Cherry's 'Last Fall'

The 16th Annual American Black Film Festival announced its Grand Jury winners in last night’s ceremony. Russ Parr’s The Undershepherd won Best Director and Best Narrative. Matthew Cherry‘s The Last Fall was awarded Best Screenplay.

The Best Documentary award went to Byron Hurt‘s Soul Food Junkies.

See the full list of winners below. Congratulations to the nominees and winners!

Grand Jury Prize Best Narrative Feature

Presented by BET Networks

The Undershepherd, USA/106 min – Produced by Russ Parr/Directed by Russ Parr

Grand Jury Prize Best Performance by an Actor (Male or Female) ***TIE**

Presented by Gold Peak Tea

Sheldon Shepherd (Better Mus’ Come)
Malinda Williams (The Undershepherd)
 
Grand Jury PrizeBest Director

Presented by Cadillac

Russ Parr (The Undershepherd)                                                                                                                      

Grand Jury PrizeBest Screenplay
Presented by Ciroc
Matthew Cherry (The Last Fall)
 
Grand Jury Prize Best Documentary

Sponsored by CNN

Soul Food Junkies – Produced by Lisa Durden/Directed by Byron Hurt
 
HBO SHORT FILM
CHERRY WAVES – CAREY C. WILLIAMS
 
gmc Screenplay Competition
NZINGA KADALIE KEMP
 
STAR PROJECT FINALISTS
Sherial McKinney
Robert Hunter
 

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