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IFFBoston Announces Winners "Down Terrace" and "The Oath"

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | Indiewire April 30, 2010 at 5:49AM

This Wednesday, the 2010 Independent Film Festival of Boston, in a year of record-breaking attendance, ended with its last minute addition closing night film, Jean Pierre Jeunet's "Micmacs." Also on Wednesday, the fest announced its jury and audience award winners. Ben Wheatley's "Down Terrace" was named best narrative by the fest's jury. Sundance champ "Winter's Bone," directed by Debra Granik, received a special jury prize and the Narrative Audience Award. Laura Poitras's "The Oath" and Jeff Malmberg's "Marwencol" took home the jury and audience doc prizes.
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This Wednesday, the 2010 Independent Film Festival of Boston, in a year of record-breaking attendance, ended with its last minute addition closing night film, Jean Pierre Jeunet's "Micmacs." Also on Wednesday, the fest announced its jury and audience award winners. Ben Wheatley's "Down Terrace" was named best narrative by the fest's jury. Sundance champ "Winter's Bone," directed by Debra Granik, received a special jury prize and the Narrative Audience Award. Laura Poitras's "The Oath" and Jeff Malmberg's "Marwencol" took home the jury and audience doc prizes.

Actor Kevin Kline was feted with the 2010 IFFBoston Career Achievement Award on the fest's opening night. Below are the seven jury winners and three audience award winners:

Narrative Feature Awards sponsored by JetBlue Airways

Grand Jury Prize for Narrative Feature: "Down Terrace" directed by Ben Wheatle

Special Jury Prize for Narrative Feature: "Winter's Bone" directed by Debra Granik

Audience Award for Narrative Feature: "Winter's Bone" directed by Debra Granik

Documentary Feature Awards sponsored by Avid

Grand Jury Prize for Documentary Feature: "The Oath" directed by Laura Poitras

Special Jury Prize for Documentary Feature: "Marwencol" directed by Jeff Malmberg

Audience Award for Documentary Feature: "Family Affair" directed by Chico Colvard

The Karen Schmeer Award for Excellence in Documentary Editing: Francisco Bello for "War Don Don"

Short Film Awards sponsored by National Boston and Modulus Studios

Grand Jury Prize for Short Film: "Born Sweet" directed by Cynthia Wade

Special Jury Prize for Short Film: "Laredo, Texas" directed by Topaz Adizes

Audience Award for Short Film: "God of Love" directed by Luke Matheny

This article is related to: Winter's Bone





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