Golden Rock Narrative Film: “Short Term 12” Golden Rock Documentary Film: “Dirty Wars” Oxford American Best Southern Film Award ($10,000 prize money): “Bayou Maharajah” Heifer International Social Impact Film Award ($10,000 prize money): “These Birds Walk” Arkansas Times Audience Award: “Bridegroom” Extraordinary Courage in Filmmaking: Jeremy Scahill (“Dirty Wars”)
Made in Arkansas Best Actor: Liza Burns in “45 RPM”
Charles B. Pierce Made in Arkansas Best Short: “The Discontentment of Ed Telfair”
Made in Arkansas Best Feature: “45 RPM” Made in Arkansas Best Director: Mark Thiedeman for “Last Summer” World Shorts: “When We Lived in...
The 7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival is pleased to announce the competition lineup for the 2013 Golden Rock Documentary Category. “This year’s lineup represents the very best in documentary work being made around the World. Each of these 17 films examine a wide range of issues and characters from secret wars around the globe, ganglife in Baltimore, Maryland to the entertainment industry in Branson, Missouri. Many of the films challenge the traditional forms documentaries have long been known for”– Brent Renaud, LRFF co-founder and Artistic Director Each of these films will compete for the LRFF2013 Golden Rock for Best Documentary Film. Some films in this category will also be eligible for the $10,000 Heifer International Humanitarian Award and the $10,000 Oxford American Best Southern Film. Many of the documentaries featured this year are making one of their first appearances since premiering in festivals like Sundance Film Festival and SXSW. Special announcements will continue to be made as the festival approaches. 12 O’Clock Boys – directed by Lotfy Nathan Pug, a young boy growing up on a combative West Baltimore block, finds solace in a group of illegal dirt bike riders known as The 12 O’Clock Boys. Converging from all parts of the inner city, they invade the streets and clash with police, who are forbidden to chase the bikes for fear of endangering the public. After Tiller – directed by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson An in-depth look at the rapidly unfolding stories of four doctors still willing to provide third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller. After the 2009 assassination of Dr....