Fruitvale, Blood Brother top winners

Feature film Fruitvale and documentary Blood Brother emerged big winners at the Sundance film festival this year, bagging two awards each.
Fruitvale, about the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Oscar Grant on San Francisco’s BART by security guards in 2009 won both the Grand Jury Prize for US Dramatic and the US Dramatic Audience Award. The documentary ‘Blood Brother’ took home the Grand Jury Prize for US Documentary and the Audience Award for US Documentary, reported Deadline.
Jill Soloway won the Directing Award for US Dramatic for Afternoon Delight and Zachary Heinzerling took the Directing Award for US Documentary for Cutie and the Boxer.
Inception star Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosted the awards ceremony in Park City, Utah, last night. His own directorial feature debut Don Jon’s Addiction premiered at this year’s Sundance. Actress Lake Bell was handed the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for the film In a World...’, story of an underachieving vocal coach who is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voiceover star.
The US Documentary Editing Award was given to Matthew Hamachek for Gideon’s Army, while the US Dramatic Cinematography Award went to Bradford Young for Ain’t Them Bodies Saints and Mother of George. Richard Rowley won the US Documentary Cinematography Award for Dirty Wars.

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