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iW NEWS | “New Year” Wins deadCENTER’s Top Prize

iW NEWS | "New Year" Wins deadCENTER's Top Prize

The 2008 deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City has announced the winners of their awards, with Tom Quinn‘s “The New Year Parade” winning Best Narrative Feature. All winners received trophies designed by Oklahoma Artist Joe Bohrer. The winner in Best Narrative Feature also won an additional $2500. Other winners included Adam Zucker‘s “Greensboro: Closer To The Truth” for Best Documentary Feature and Kevin Ely and Beau Leland‘s “Rainbow Around The Sun” for Best Oklahoma Film. Attendance numbers are still being calculated, but early estimates put the attendance at well over the projected 6000. “We had several sold-out screenings. 850 people saw ‘Rainbow Around the Sun,'” said deadCENTER Film Festival chief operating officer Kim Haywood. [Peter Knegt]

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