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

From Shadow and Act Sat Jan 26 2013, 22:50:43

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...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!


Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...