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2011 Atlanta Underground Film Festival: Award Winners

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The 8th annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival was held way back on Sep. 22-25 and the list of award winners is being published here in full below for archival reasons, not that this is certainly breaking news or anything.

The big winner of the fest went to Damon Russell’s Snow on tha Bluff, which won for Best Feature. The film has played at numerous underground fests throughout the year and also previously was tied for Best Narrative at the 18th annual Chicago Underground Film Festival.

Best Short Film went to Flavio Alves’s The Secret Friend.

Here’s the full list of award winners:

2011 Features:

BEST FEATURE
Snow on tha Bluff, dir. Damon Russell

BEST DRAMA FEATURE
Moment of Truth: The Andy Meyers Story, dir. Steven Crowley

BEST COMEDY FEATURE
Planet World, dir. Doug Manley

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Cultures of Resistance, dir. Iara Lee

BEST FOREIGN FEATURE
Film, dir. Kerem Topuz

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
Esposito, dir. Matt Nunn

BEST SCREENPLAY
Currency, dir. Brad Rosier

2011 Shorts:

BEST SHORT FILM
The Secret Friend, dir. Flavio Alves

BEST SHORT SHORT
Felt, dir. Blaise Cepis & Scott Carlson

BEST HORROR SHORT
Zombies and Assholes, dir. Sean LoGrasso

BEST DRAMA SHORT
Mr. Whiskers, dir. Elin Gronblom

BEST ACTION SHORT
Dot Got Shot, dir. Honey Lauren & Carlos Ramos Jr.

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Crude Justice, dir. John Ringstad

BEST FOREIGN SHORT
Espérame, dir. Jeffrey de Chausse

BEST COMEDY SHORT
Some Things Are Worse Than Being Gay, dir. Regine Richards

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
Bob & Bob, dir. Andrew Alonso

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT
Winged, dir. Jennifer Hardacker

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Rumbleseat, dir. Michael Roberts

BEST FOREIGN ANIMATED SHORT
Birdboy, dir. Pedro Rivero

BEST LOCAL SHORT
Pinky Swear, dir. Eli Joshua

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