Awards for 2011

New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize

WINNER

Nothing's All Bad: Mikkel Munch-Fals
Writer-director Mikkel Munch-Fals' debut feature skillfully combines black humor with humanity in this expert depiction of alienation in modern society. Nothing's All Bad allows the audience to empathize with its deeply troubled characters and builds to a dénouement which is both startling and deeply fulfilling.

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New Voices/New Visions Special Jury Mention

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Sound of Noise: Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson
For its highly original concept, whimsical charm and masterful execution.

40: Emre Sahin
For its energy and stylish direction.

Breakthrough Performance Award

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John Schlesinger Award

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Summer Pasture: Lynn True, Nelson Walker III
Summer Pasture provides profound insight into the very nature of what it means to be human. An outstanding debut, and we applaud the filmmakers' achievement.

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Bridging the Borders Award

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Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing

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Director of the Year Award

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Rising Star Award

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Sonny Bono Visionary Award

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Chairman's Award

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Desert Palm Achievement Award

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Career Achievement Award

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FIPRESCI Prize

Best Actor

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Nuummioq: Lars Rosing
For his affecting portrayal of a young man facing death against the stark landscape of Greenland

Best Actress

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Illégal: Anne Coesens
For her intense and uncompromising performance as an immigrant facing an inhumane legal system.

Best Foreign Language Film

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Of Gods and Men: Xavier Beauvois
For its incisive, restrained, and deeply moving depiction of religious faith tested by political strife.

Indie Impact Award

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International Star Award

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Icon Award

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Maverick Filmmaker Award

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