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Audience Awards

The 35,000+ audience members who attended the 34th Portland International Film Festival have selected their favorite films from among the 88 features and 43 shorts screened February 10-26.

Audience winners include Best Narrative Feature INCENDIES (Canada) and Best Documentary Feature HOW TO DIE IN OREGON (United States). The winners of the Best New Directors Award are Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel with LOUDER THAN A BOMB (United States).

This year’s Short Film Award goes to Canadian filmmaker Adrea Dorfman with the film FLAWED.

NARRATIVE FEATURES

  1. INCENDIES / Canada / Denis Villeneuve - BEST NARRATIVE AWARD
  2. IN A BETTER WORLD / Denmark / Susanne Bier
  3. EVEN THE RAIN / Spain / Icíar Bollaín
  4. A SOMEWHAT GENTLE MAN / Norway / Hans Petter Moland
  5. A BAREFOOT DREAM / South Korea / Kim Tae-Kyun
  6. THE WHISTLEBLOWER / Canada / Larysa Kondracki
  7. THE FIRST GRADER / Great Britain / Justin Chadwick
  8. OF GODS AND MEN / France / Xavier Beauvois
  9. AFTERSHOCK / China / Feng Xiaogang
  10. HERMANO / Venezuela / Marcel Rasquin

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

  1. HOW TO DIE IN OREGON / United States / Peter D. Richardson - BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD
  2. LOUDER THAN A BOMB / United States / Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel - BEST NEW DIRECTORS AWARD
  3. NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT / Chile / Patricio Guzmán
  4. BUDRUS / United States / Julia Bacha
  5. CAMERAMAN: THE LIFE AND WORK OF JACK CARDIFF / United States / Craig McCall

SHORTS

  1. FLAWED / Canada / Andrea Dorfman - BEST SHORT AWARD
  2. THE POODLE TRAINER / United States / Vance Malone
  3. WISH 143 / Great Britain / Ian Barnes

 

Thanks to the Oregonian for presenting audience award winners.

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