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iW NEWS | “The Full Picture” Leads Rhode Island Fest’s Awards

iW NEWS | "The Full Picture" Leads Rhode Island Fest's Awards

The 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival announced the winners in this year’s film competition at its annual Awards Ceremony held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel’s Garden Room in Providence. This year’s festival ran from August 5-10, 2008 and showcased 289 films submitted from over 53 countries. The extensive awards, which gives up to four prizes in each category, included Jon Bowden‘s “The Full Picture,” which won the grand prize for best feature, Timothy Hotchner‘s “Acceleration America” won that prize in the documentary category, and Chris Jones‘ “Gone Fishing” which won the grand prize for best short. Other grand prize winners included Stu Maddox‘s “Trip To Hell & Back” for best documentary short, Kathilynn Phillips‘s script for “Model Rules” for best screenplay, and Brittany Blockman‘s “Bi the Way” for “alternative spirit.” [Peter Knegt]

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