2013 Sundance film fest winners

Rappler.com
The month-long fest ends with a bang in Utah, in the middle of the celebrated Awards Season

SUNDANCE WINNERS. Actor and acting teacher Jake Macapagal (3rd from left) with Richard Mettler, JM Rodriguez, director Richard Ellis, Ana Abad Santos, and John Arcilla. Photo from Jake Macapagal's Facebook page

LOS ANGELES, USA – Winners in the main categories of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival were announced on January 26 in Park City, Utah. It was also the last night of America’s biggest independent movie showcase that began last January 17.

The Producers Guild Awards (PGA) took place on the same evening, followed by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on January 27.

READ: Live Blog: The 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards

Here are the winners of Sundance 2013 (main categories):

  • Grand Jury Prize for a US drama: FRUITVALE – Ryan Coogler
  • Grand Jury Prize for a US documentary: BLOOD BROTHER – Steve Hoover
  • Grand Jury Prize for a foreign drama: JISEUL – Muel O (South Korea)
  • Grand Jury Prize for a foreign documentary: A RIVER CHANGES COURSE – Kalyanee Mam (Cambodia)
  • Special Jury Prizes for a US drama: THE SPECTACULAR NOW (acting); UPSTREAM COLOR (sound design)
  • Special Jury Prizes for a US documentary: INEQUALITY FOR ALL; AMERICAN PROMISE 
  • Special Jury Prize for a foreign drama: CIRCLES – Srdan Golubovic (Serbia)
  • Special Jury Prize for a foreign documentary: PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER (Anglo-Russian)

VIDEO: Sundance shorts on YouTube

“Metro Manila,” a British-Filipino production starring Jake Macapagal, John Arcilla, and JM Rodriguez won the World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award. – Rappler.com

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