This year’s Sundance Film Festival came to a close on Saturday night with an awards ceremony hosted by actor William H. Macy. The winning films were selected by both a panel of jurors as well as the audiences who descended on Park City, Utah for the annual showcase of U.S. and international independent cinema.
THE GRAND JURY PRIZE (DRAMATIC)
Frozen River, directed by Courtney Hunt
THE GRAND JURY PRIZE (DOCUMENTARY)
Trouble the Water, directed by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal
THE AUDIENCE AWARD (DRAMATIC)
The Wackness, directed by Jonathan Levine
THE AUDIENCE AWARD (DOCUMENTARY)
Fields of Fuel, directed by Josh Tickell
THE WORLD CINEMA JURY PRIZE
Man On Wire (U.K.), directed by James Marsh
THE DIRECTING AWARD (DRAMATIC)
Lance Hammer, for Ballast
THE DIRECTING AWARD (DOCUMENTARY)
Nanette Burstein, for American Teen
The jurors for this year’s Dramatic Competion were actors Marcia Gay Harden, Sandra Oh, and Diego Luna; and directors Mary Harron and Quentin Tarantino.