Aug 6, 2007

Roxbury Film Festival - Dispatch 4

At an emotional ceremony at Roxbury's Hibernian Hall, the Roxbury Film Festival closed Sunday night, handing out a pair of prizes to Audience favorite 'I'm Through With White Girls". The event proved to be the last for Festival founder Candelaria Silva, who is bidding the festival goodbye after overseeing its first nine editions. Here's a list of winners:

Audience Award: Jennifer Sharp's "I'm Through With White Girls"
Special Prize, Cannes Pan Africain: "I'm Through With White Girls"
Short Film Prize: Randall Dottin's "Lifted"
Prize for Most Original Voice: Faith Kululu ("Autumn's Turn", "Open Secrets")
Documentary Prize: Faith Pennick's "Silent Choices"
Youth Prize: Andre Woodberry's "What It's Like To Be Homeless"