Film News: ‘Fruitvale’ Wins 2013 Sundance Grand Jury Prize

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CHICAGO – Joseph Gordon-Levitt presented the winners on Saturday evening, January 26, 2013 for the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Past winners of the Grand Jury Prize for Drama include “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Winter’s Bone,” “Precious,” and “American Splendor.” This year’s winners are listed below.

U.S. Dramatic
Grand Jury Prize: “Fruitvale”
Directing: Jill Soloway, “Afternoon Delight”
Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: “In a World…” by Lake Bell
Cinematography: Bradford Young, “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” & “Mother of George”
Special Jury Award For Acting: Miles Teller & Shailene Woodley, “The Spectacular Now”
Special Jury Award For Sound Design: Shane Carruth & Johnny Marshall, “Upstream Color”
Audience Award: “Fruitvale”

U.S. Documentary
Grand Jury Prize: “Blood Brother”
Directing: Zachary Heinzerling, “Cutie and the Boxer”
Editing: “Gideon’s Army”
Cinematography: “Dirty Wars”
Special Jury Award: “American Promise”
Special Jury Award: “Inequality For All”
Audience Award: “Blood Brother”

World Cinema Dramatic
Grand Jury Prize: “Jiseul”
Directing: Sebastian Silva, “Crystal Fairy”
Screenwriting: “Wajma (An Afghan Love Story)”
Cinematography: “Lasting”
Special Jury Award: “Circles”
Audience Award: “Metro Manila”

World Cinema Documentary
Grand Jury Prize: “A River Changes Course”
Directing: Tinatin Gurchiani, “The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear”
Editing: “The Summit”
Cinematography: “Who is Dayani Cristal?”
Special Jury Award: “Pussy Riot - A Pink Prayer”
Audience Award: “The Square”

“Next” Audience Award: “This is Martin Bonner”
Short Film Grand Jury Prize: “The Whistle”
Shorts Audience Award: “Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?”
Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize: “Computer Chess”
Gayle Stevens Volunteer Award: Shirley Olsen
Sundance Institute/NHK Award: “Spectacled Tiger”
Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award: “The Man Who Killed My Dead Beloved,” “Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name,” “A Chjana,” and “The Music Teacher”

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