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“We Go Way Back,” “Empire in Africa” and “The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang” Among Top ’06 Slamdance Winne

"We Go Way Back," "Empire in Africa" and "The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang" Among Top '06 Slamdance Winne

The Slamdance Film Festival announced its winners Friday night with Lynn Shelton‘s drama “We Go Way Back taking the grand jury award for best narrative feature, while Philippe Diaz‘s “Empire in Africa” won the grand jury award for best documentary feature. Slamdance’s grand jury prize for best narrative short went to “The Saviour,” by Peter Templeman and Lila Place‘s “Under The Roller Coaster” took best documentary short. Writer/director Tim Skousen‘s “The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang” won the festival’s audience prize for best narrative feature, and the audience prize for documentary went to “Abduction: The Megumi Yakota Story” by Chris Sheridan and Patty Kim. A full Slamdance winners story will be published later this weekend in indieWIRE. [Brian Brooks]

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