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"Kitchen Party" and "Spitball Story" Win Top Atlanta Prizes

"Kitchen Party" and "Spitball Story" Win Top Atlanta Prizes

"Kitchen Party" and "Spitball Story" Win Top Atlanta Prizes

by Eugene Hernandez

Atlanta’s IMAGE Film & Video Center has announced the winners of juried
prizes for the 22nd Atlanta Film & Video Festival, set to take place this
summer (films are judged in advance of the festival). Gary Burns “Kitchen
” won the top narrative prize, while Jean Bach’s “Spitball Story” took
film documentary award. Joshua Tunick’s “Naked Pavement” won the
award for best video documentary. The other narrative prize, for short
film, went to Rod Lurie’s “4 Second Delay.”

In the experimental category, Louis Weinert’s “Lark Rhapsody” took the
film award, while Eric Henry’s “Wood Technology in the Design of
” was awarded the video award. And in the animated category,
Mark Caballero and Seamus Walsh’s “Old Man and the Goblins” took the
film award, while Joe Byrnes’ “Dogfishing” was awarded the video prize.
Student prizes went to Matthew Reichman “Loverboy” and Geoffrey
Gottleib’s “Aquaphobia.”

The five person jury featured, October Films‘ Eugene Haynes, Ain’t it Cool
‘ Harry Knowles, Bard Film Department’s Adolfas Mekas, Rosebud
Moving Image Artists
‘ Liliana Olivares and filmmaker Lise Raven (“Low“).
Each juror awarded a special jury prize, the are — Haynes: “Louisville
(directed by Joy Lusko and Scott Kecken); Knowles: “Old Man and the
” (directed by Mark Caballero and Seamus Walsh); Mekas: “Kitchen
” (directed by Gary Burns); Olivares: “17 Years to Earth” (directed
by Perry Lin); and Raven: Phantom Pain (Neil Matsumato).

[The Atlanta Film & Video Festival is scheduled for June 6-14, 1998.
For more information about IMAGE or the Atlanta Film & Video Festival,
visit their website at: www.imagefv.org, or call 404.352.4225.

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