'Fruitvale' Wins Big, 'American Promise,' Bradford Young, 'Gideon's Army' Collect Sundance 2013 Awards

From Shadow and Act Sun Jan 27 2013, 03:50:43

Another Sundance Film Festival comes to a close, with the usual Awards ceremony celebrating this year's winners. Ahead of the official press release from the festival announcing all of this year's award winners, which will likely come later tonight, here are those winners who are of most interest to this blog, given its focus on African Diaspora cinema: - Congratulations to director Ryan Coogler, his cast and crew, for picking up, not one, but TWO major awards - the 2013 Audience Award in the US Dramatic category, as well as the grand-daddy of them all, the Grand Jury Prize. Beasts of the Southern Wild took home the latter award last...

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