The LRFF2014 concluded it’s week long event (May 12-18, 2014) at the Old Statehouse Museum, where Bill Clinton gave his 1992 and 1996 acceptance speeches. Coming a long way in eight years, we are proud to announce the LRFF2014 Grand Prize Winners. Governor Mike Beebe was presented the LRFF2014 Diamond Award. Golden Rock, Best Narrative: “Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter,” dir. David (pictured) and Nathan Zellner Golden Rock, Best Documentary: “Virunga,” dir. Orlando von Einsiedel Arkansas Times Audience Award: “Korengal” featuring Jason Mace and Michael Cunningham (dir. Sebastian Junger) Special Jury Prize for Cinematic Nonfiction: “Ne Me Quitte Pas,” dir. Sabine Lubbe Bakker & Niels van Koevorden Extraordinary Courage in Filmmaking: Matthew VanDyke, “Point and Shoot” Best Southern Film: “Stop the Pounding Heart” featuring Tim and Sara Carlson (dir. Roberto Minervini) Best World Short: “King of Size,” dir. Peter Dowd Best Film, Made in Arkansas: “Sacred Hearts, Holy Souls,” dir. Mark Thiedeman Best Director, Made in Arkansas: John Hockaday, “Stuck” Best Performance, Made in Arkansas: Ed Lowry in “A Matter of Honor” Youth Filmmaking Award: Connor Leach, “Consequences” (no...
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...