And the winners are …

Last night, the 2007 Asheville FIlm Festival announced its winners for this year. They include winners, runners-up and audience favorites in the feature, documentary, short, student and animation categories, as well as the Daniel DeLaVergne award, which honors films for a sense of adventure, and the ETV Southern Lens Award, going to a film that captures Southern culture.

The winners are as follows:

Feature:
Winner – Year of the Fish
Runner-up – (tie) Blood Car, Randy and the Mob
Audience Award – Year of the Fish

Documentary:
Winner – War/Dance
Runner-up – Behind Forgotten Eyes
Audience Award – War/Dance

Short:
Winner – Cabbie
Runner-up – Kilroy Was Here
Audience Award – Jonna’s Body, Please Hold

Student:
Winner – The Little Gorilla
Runner-up – Rebel Song
Audience Award – The Little Gorilla

Animation:
Winner – When the World Goes Dark
Runner-up – Glimpse
Audience Award – Glimpse

Daniel DeLaVergne Spirit Award:
The Oil and Water Project

ETV Southern Lens Award:
Moving Midway

— David Forbes, staff writer

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3 thoughts on “And the winners are …

  1. Ken Hanke

    I never expected it to be in the winner category as far as the judging was concerned. Well, since I was one of the judges, I knew it wasn’t in there, but I was quite surprised that it didn’t snag the audience award. That said, the competition was steep this year and YEAR OF THE FISH is a pretty remarkable work.

  2. here comes the Judge …
    the competition was fierce, as it should be. the quality of films this year was the best so far, in my opinion –great job!
    in regards to Simple Things: it was a pleasure being able to screen an enjoyable, well-written, genuine film. unfortunately, most Americans will never see it [for all the obvious, overstated reasons].

    J M

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