The 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival came to a wrap over the weekend with the announcement of this year’s winners.
The HBO Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature went to Isabel Coixet’s “Learning to Drive,” starring Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley. The equivalent documentary honor was awarded to “Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Wilkinson,” from director Michelle Boyaner.
The John Schlesinger Award, presented to a first time documentary and narrative feature filmmaker, went to “Breathe,” by actress and filmmaker Mélanie Laurent, for narrative and “Outermost Radio by Alan Chebot for documentary.
Below are the other winners:
HBO Short Documentary Award: “The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Bull” directed by Kitty Green
Jury Award / Best Narrative Short Film: “Myrna The Monster” directed by Ian Samuels
Jury Award / Best Animated Short Film: “Symphony No. 42” directed by Réka Bucsi
Jury Award / Best New England Short Film: “Awesome_Fck” directed by Isaak James
Jury Award / Student Short Film: “Share” directed by Pippa Bianco
The Short Film Jury consisted of documentary filmmaker Jeff Dupre, producer Laura Heberton and Mark Elijah Rosenberg, founder and artistic director of Rooftop Films.
The festival also announced the dates for next year’s event: June 15–19, 2016.