PSIFF15: Winners!

Winter Sleep

"Selma", "Leviathan", "Mommy", "Winter Sleep", "Walking Under Water" are big winners!

The 26th edition of the Palm Springs International Film Festival concludes tomorrow with the screening of the Best of the Fest films.

Jury Prize winners were announced yesterday. The Mercedes Benz Audience Award winners will be announced later on Sunday.

Below are the winners!

Mercedes-Benz Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Selma (USA), directed by Ava DuVernay

Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature 
Keep On Keepin’ On (USA)

USA, 2014, 84 min.
Clark Terry, one of the all-time great jazz trumpeters, mentored giants Quincy Jones and Miles Davis. Now 93, Clark has formed a special bond with current student, 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin. Their relationship is as moving as the sweetest melody you ever heard. 

FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Leviathan (Russia), directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev

FIPRESCI Prize for the Best Actor of the Year in a Foreign Language Film 
Haluk Bilginer from Winter Sleep (Turkey), directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress of the Year in a Foreign Language Film 
Anne Dorval from Mommy (Canada), directed by Xavier Dolan

New Voices/New Visions Award
No One’s Child (Serbia), directed by Vuk Ršumovic - Winner 
Fidelio, Alice’s Journey (France), directed by Lucie Borleteau – Special Mention

Cine Latino Award
Flowers (Spain), directed by Jon Garaño and José Mari Goenaga – Winner
Not All Is Vigil (Spain/ Colombia), directed by Hermes Paralluelo – Special Mention

The John Schlesinger Award
Walking Under Water (Poland), directed by Eliza Kubarska – Winner

HP Bridging the Borders Award
Corn Island (Georgia), directed by George Ovashvili – Winner
Three Windows and a Hanging (Kosovo), directed by Isa Qosja – Special Jury Award

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