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iW NEWS | "Mermaid" and "Iron Ladies" Win Top Dallas Fest Prizes

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire April 7, 2008 at 6:13AM

In Texas, Anna Melikyan's "Mermaid" won the Target Ten Filmmaker Award for best narrative feature at the AFI Dallas International Film Festival, while Daniel Junge and Siatta Scott Johnson’s "Iron Ladies of Liberia" won the Target Ten Filmmaker Award for best documentary. The jury prize for best short went to John Magary's "The Second Line" and the top award for animated short went to Trevor Jimenez' "Key Lime Pie." Audience awards went to Richie Mehta's "Amal" (narrative), Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' "The Black List," and Rajeev Dassani's "A Day's Work" (short). [Eugene Hernandez]
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In Texas, Anna Melikyan's "Mermaid" won the Target Ten Filmmaker Award for best narrative feature at the AFI Dallas International Film Festival, while Daniel Junge and Siatta Scott Johnson’s "Iron Ladies of Liberia" won the Target Ten Filmmaker Award for best documentary. The jury prize for best short went to John Magary's "The Second Line" and the top award for animated short went to Trevor Jimenez' "Key Lime Pie." Audience awards went to Richie Mehta's "Amal" (narrative), Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' "The Black List," and Rajeev Dassani's "A Day's Work" (short). [Eugene Hernandez]