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M'S the Word at Avignon/New York Fest Awards

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire April 22, 1997 at 2:0AM

M'S the Word at Avignon/New York Fest Awards
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M'S the Word at Avignon/New York Fest Awards

by indieWIRE




The 3rd Avignon/New York Film Festival came to a close on Monday, with the
awarding of the 21st Century Filmmaker Awards at New York's Alliance
Francaise. The ceremony began with festival topper Jerome Rudes thanking the
festival staff and various sponsors, and continued with 5 awards being
presented to filmmakers. All of the awards are voted upon by the festival
audience, and are given to one French and one American film in each category
except for the Vision Award, given to one cinematographer.


Eastman Kodak Vision Award


"Body Tones (Les Couleurs Du Corps)" Sebastien Veyrin-Forrer, Director of
Photography-$1000 worth of Kodak Film


21st Century Filmmaker Awards


Short Films


France-- "Double Game (Double Jeu)" by Emmanuel Oberg


United States-- "Around The Time" by Phil Bertelson


Feature Films


France-- "News From The Good Lord (Des Nouvelles De Bon Dieu)" by Didier Le
P*cheur


United States-- "The 'M' Word" by Brett Parker


The 21st Century Filmmaker Awards are each valued at approximately $25,000
in goods and services provided by Delta Airlines, Eastman Kodak, LVT
Subtitling, Panavision and Spin Cycle Post.