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May 9, 2013 11:25 AM
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San Francisco International Film Festival Announces Winners

'The Kill Team'
The 56th San Francisco International Film Festival wraps up today, with the winners of Golden Gate Awards, the New Director's Prize, and the FIPRESCI Prize announced last night. You can see the full list of winners and their respective awards below.

Golden Gate Award Documentary Feature Winners
Documentary Feature: A River Changes Course, Kalyanee Mam (Cambodia/USA 2012)
  *  Winner receives $20,000 cash prize

Bay Area Documentary Feature: The Kill Team, Dan Krauss (USA 2012)
  *  Winner receives $15,000 cash prize

New Directors Prize: Present Tense, Belmin Solyemez (Turkey  2012)
  *  Winner receives $15,000 cash prize
Honorable Mention: La Sirga, William Vega (Colombia/France/Mexico 2012), The Cleaner, Adrián Saba (Peru 2012)

FIPRESCI Prize: Nights with Theodore, Sébastian Betbeder (France 2012)

Golden Gate Award Short Film Winners
Narrative Short: Ellen Is Leaving, Michelle Savill (New Zealand 2012)
  *  Winner receives $5,000 cash prize

Documentary Short: Kings Point, Sari Gilman (USA 2012)
  *  Winner receives $5,000 cash prize
Special Jury Prize: Home, Thomas Gleeson (New Zealand 2012)

Animated Short: Kali the Little Vampire, Regina Pessoa (Canada/France 2012)
  *  Winner receives $2,000 cash prize

Bay Area Short, First Prize: 3020 Laguna St. In Exitum, Ashley Rodholm, Joe Picard (USA 2013)
  *  Winner receives $2,000 cash prize

Bay Area Short, Second Prize: More Real, Jonn Herschend (USA 2012)
  *  Winner receives $1,500 cash prize

New Visions: Salmon, Alfredo Covelli (Israel/Italy 2012)
  *  Winner receives $1,500 cash prize

Family Film: Luminaris, Juan Pablo Zaramella (Argentina 2012)
  *  Winner receives $1,500 cash prize

Family Film Honorable Mention: I'm Going to Mum's, Lauren Jackson (New Zealand 2012), Jonah and the Crab, Laurel Cohen (USA 2012)

Youth Work: The Dogmatic, Lance Oppenheim (USA 2012)
  *  Winner receives $1,500 cash prize
Youth Work Honorable Mention: Last Stop Livermore, Nat Talbot (USA 2012)


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1 Comment

  • adam | May 13, 2013 3:34 PMReply

    This is politics and not about film making.

    Sad.