“A Family” and “Make Believe” take the top Narrative and Documentary Jury Awards, respectively, while “Four Lions” and “Thunder Soul” snag top Narrative and Documentary Audience Awards at the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival. The other winners as outlined from the official press releases:


Pernille Fischer Christensen’s A Family took home the Jury Narrative Award, and J. Clay Tweel’s Make Believe won the Jury Documentary Award. Best Ensemble Performance was awarded to Sabrina Lloyd, James Urbaniak, Lynn Cohen, Harry Chase, Nate Smith, and Kamel Boutros for their performance in Adam Reid’s Hello Lonesome. Jury awards for the Short Film Competition were given to Pablo Larcuen’s My Invisible Friend for Best Narrative Short, Tomasz Wolski’s The Lucky Ones for Best Documentary Short, and Beomsik Shimbe Shim’s The Wonder Hospital for Best Animated Short Film.


The Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature went to Four Lions directed by Christopher Morris and the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature went to Thunder Soul, directed by Mark Landsman. Roberto Hernández and Geoffrey Smith’s Presumed Guilty won the Audience Award for Best International Feature.

The Audience Award for Best Short Film went to Dock Ellis & the LSD No-No, directed by James Blagden. The video for OK Go’s This Too Shall Pass, directed by James Frost, OK Go, and Syyn Labs won the Audience Award for Best Music Video.

Posted on June 27, 2010 in Festivals by

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