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iW NEWS | "Frozen River" and "Flow" Take Top Provincetown Audience Prizes

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire June 23, 2008 at 8:39AM

The Provincetown International Film Festival capped its 10th edition with director Courtney Hunt's "Frozen River" taking the audience award for best feature, while Irena Salina's "Flow: For the Love of Water" received the audience prize for best doc. Best short went to "Who I Am" by Whitney Peters and Lance Hammer won the John Schlesinger Award for "Ballast" (given to a first time filmmaker). Celebs being feted at the fest included Quentin Tarantino who received the fest's "Filmmaker on the Edge Award," while Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal was honored with the "Excellence in Acting Award" and Jane Lynch received the Faith Hubley Memoiral Award. [Brian Brooks]
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The Provincetown International Film Festival capped its 10th edition with director Courtney Hunt's "Frozen River" taking the audience award for best feature, while Irena Salina's "Flow: For the Love of Water" received the audience prize for best doc. Best short went to "Who I Am" by Whitney Peters and Lance Hammer won the John Schlesinger Award for "Ballast" (given to a first time filmmaker). Celebs being feted at the fest included Quentin Tarantino who received the fest's "Filmmaker on the Edge Award," while Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal was honored with the "Excellence in Acting Award" and Jane Lynch received the Faith Hubley Memoiral Award. [Brian Brooks]