Virgin Mountain and Bridgend
were among the winners at the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival; King Jack
and Transfatty Lives take the audience awards.
It was also announced that, starting this year, the new name of the Best New Documentary Director Award is The Albert Maysles
New Documentary Director Award, which was awarded on Thursday by the filmmaker’s children Philip Maysles and Sara Maysles.
The winners of the audience awards sponsored by At&T were King Jack
, directed by Felix Thompson
, in the narrative category, and TransFatty Lives, directed by Patrick O’Brien, in the documentary category .
World Narrative Competition Categories
The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature – Virgin Mountain (Iceland-Denmark), dir Dagur Kári
. Winner receives $25,000 sponsored by At&T and the art award Ash Eroded Film Reel by Daniel Arsham.
Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film – Gunnar Jónsson
in Virgin Mountain. Winner receives $2,500 sponsored by Citrin Cooperman.