‘Philomena’, ‘Desert Runners’ Take Audience Awards At Hamptons Film Fest

Philomena and Desert Runners took the Audience Awards for Narrative and Documentary respectively at the 21st Hamptons International Film Festival which wraps up today. One Last Hug (…And A Few Smooches) Three Days At Grief Camp nabbed the Audience Award for short docu. Clio Barnard-directed Selfish Giant, Code Black and Whale Valley were honored with Golden Starfish awards for narrative feature, docu and short, respectively. Selfish Giant‘s Conner Chapman and the ensemble cast of Kush also received special juror mentions for their performances in those films. Shana Betz took the Tangerine Entertainment Juice award, which honors outstanding narrative filmmaker, for Free Ride. This year’s documentary feature jury included producer Daniel Crown, photographer and filmmaker Michael Halsband and Zeigeist Films’ co-founder Nancy Gerstman. The narrative jury included Elle magazine’s film critic Karen Durbin, writer, director and actor Alex Karpovsky and Tony-nominated Raul Esparza. Click over for a complete list of winners: (more…)

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