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‘Captain Fantastic’ & ‘Gleason’ Take Top Honors At 2016 Seattle International Film Festival

SIFF announced the winners for the 2016 Golden Space Needle Audience and Competition Awards.

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“Captain Fantastic”

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The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) announced its set of winners for the 2016 Golden Space Needle Audience and Competition Awards.The 25-day festival began May 19 and featured 421 films representing 85 countries.

“The 42nd Seattle International Film Festival celebrated extraordinary cinema from 85 countries from around the world for a marathon 25 days. We are especially excited with the success of the films in our newly inaugurated Official Competition,” said Festival Director Carl Spence in a statement. Adding that the Golden Space Needle Awards for Best Film and Best Documentary went to films with ties to Washington state.

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Read on below for the list of winners:

Golden Space Needle Audience Award Best Film – “Captain Fantastic

Golden Space Needle Audience Award Best Documentary -“Gleason

Golden Space Needle Audience Award Best Director – Javier Ruiz Caldera, “Spy Time”

Golden Space Needle Audience Award Best Actor – Rolf Lassgård, “A Man Called Ove”

Golden Space Needle Audience Award Best Actress – Vicky Hernandez, “Between Sea and Land”

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SIFF Official Competition Grand Jury Prize – “Girl Asleep”

SIFF Ibero-American Competition Grand Jury Prize – “You’ll Never Be Alone”

SIFF  New Directors Competition Grand Jury Prize – “Sand Storm”

SIFF New American Cinema Competition Grand Jury Prize – “Middle Man”

SIFF Documentary Competition Grand Jury Prize – “Death By a Thousand Cuts”

SIFF Youth Jury Award for Best Futurewave Feature – “Girl Asleep”

SIFF Youth Jury Award for Best Films4Families Feature – “Oddball”

SIFF Wavemaker Award – “Sable Mire”

SIFF Futurewave Audience Award – “The Archer Hadley Story”

Prodigy Camp Scholarship – “Children”

SIFF Short Film Live Action Grand Jury Prize – “Killer”

SIFF Short Film Documentary Grand Jury Prize – “These C*cksucking Tears”

SIFF Short Film Animation Grand Jury Prize – “Carlo”

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