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"The Proposition" and "King Leopold's Ghost" Among Top Winners in Bermuda

By Indiewire | Indiewire March 27, 2006 at 11:49AM

"The Proposition," by Australian director John Hillcoat, won the Mary-Jean Mitchell Green Award for best narrative feature at the ninth annual Bermuda International Film Festival the event announced recently. American director Pippa Scott's "King Leopold's Ghost" took best documentary feature and "Avatar" by director Lluis Quilez of Spain won the "M3 Wireless Bermuda Shorts Award." Hillcoat took home a $5,000 cash prize, while Quilez took home $3,000. The festival's Audience Choice Award went to Miramax's "Kinky Boots," by first-time director Julian Jarrold. Bermuda took place March 17 - 25, screening 74 films from 34 countries. For more information, visit the festival's website. [Brian Brooks]
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"The Proposition," by Australian director John Hillcoat, won the Mary-Jean Mitchell Green Award for best narrative feature at the ninth annual Bermuda International Film Festival the event announced recently. American director Pippa Scott's "King Leopold's Ghost" took best documentary feature and "Avatar" by director Lluis Quilez of Spain won the "M3 Wireless Bermuda Shorts Award." Hillcoat took home a $5,000 cash prize, while Quilez took home $3,000. The festival's Audience Choice Award went to Miramax's "Kinky Boots," by first-time director Julian Jarrold. Bermuda took place March 17 - 25, screening 74 films from 34 countries. For more information, visit the festival's website. [Brian Brooks]