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‘Room’ Declared Audience Award Favorite at 38th Mill Valley Film Festival

'Room' Declared Audience Award Favorite at 38th Mill Valley Film Festival


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The 38th Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) concluded October 18 with the California premiere of “Suffragette,” which capped 11 days of screenings with internationally acclaimed filmmakers and special guests.

“This was an amazing 11 days for film lovers, music enthusiasts, and members of the industry,” said Mark Fishkin, Founder/Director of the Mill Valley Film Festival. “We are so proud to be a festival that filmmakers—both local and international—return to year after year to present their films to our sophisticated and influential Bay Area audiences, who love to see and nurture these new works.”

The MVFF Audience Awards represent the people’s choice favorites at this year’s festival. Here are the winners of the various Audience Award categories. 

Overall Audience Favorite 2015
Room” Dir. Lenny Abrahamson

Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 US Cinema
Spotlight” Dir. Tom McCarthy
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 US Cinema
“Truth” Dir. James Vanderbilt
Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 US Cinema Indie
“A Light Beneath Their Feet” Dir. Valerie Weiss
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 US Cinema Indie
“The Automatic Hate” Dir. Justin Lerner
Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 World Cinema
“Brooklyn” Dir. John Crowley
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 World Cinema
“Remember” Dir. Atom Egoyan
Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 World Cinema Indie
“The Passion of Augustine” Dir. Léa Pool
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 World Cinema Indie
“Under the Same Sun” Dir. Mitra Sen
Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 Valley of the Docs
“Surviving Skokie” Dir. Eli Adler, Blair Gershkow
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 Valley of the Docs
“An Act of Love” Dir. Scott Sheppard
Audience Favorite, Special Mention – 2015 Valley of the Docs
“A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone” Dir. Marlene Morris
“Penny” Dir. Elizabeth Sher
Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 Children’s FilmFest
“The Amazing Wiplala” Dir. Tim Oliehoek
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 Children’s FilmFest
“Shana: The Wolf’s Music” Dir. Nino Jacusso
Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 Mind the Gap: Women | Work | Film
“Suffragette” Dir. Sarah Gavron
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 Mind the Gap: Women | Work | Film
“The Dressmaker” Dir. Jocelyn Moorhouse
Audience Favorite, Doc Award – 2015 Mind the Gap: Women | Work | Film
“Mavis!” Dir. Jessica Edwards
Audience Favorite, Gold Award – 2015 Active Cinema
“Code: Debugging the Gender Gap” Dir. Robin Hauser Reynolds
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 Active Cinema
“Dogtown Redemption” Dir. Amir Soltani, Chihiro Wimbush
Audience Favorite, Silver Award – 2015 Animation
“Anomalisa” Dir. Charlie Kaufman

The 38th Mill Valley Film Festival was October 8 – 18, 2015.

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