An enthusiastic Festival crowd filled the Castro Theatre Thursday night for Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's Joan Rivers—A Piece of Work. In attendance were the directors and the one and only Joan Rivers. Festival director Graham Leggat brought the 53rd International to a close by announcing the winners of juried prizes and the Audience Awards.
Read the complete list of winners of Golden Gate Awards, the NewDirectors Prize and the FIPRESCI Prize.
Read a wrap report on the Festival, including attendance figures, prominent guests in attendance and audience award winners.
SCOOP DU JOUR PRINT EDITOR Michael Read. PRINT REPORTERS Robert Avila, Carolyn Dempsey, Sara Dosa, Elsa Eder, Kathryn Hassanein, Glen Helfand, Gustavus Kundahl, Monique Montibon, Joanne Parsont, Jennifer Preissel, Ryan Prendiville, Jane P. Riccobono and Galina Stoletneya. VIDEO REPORTER Erin Coker. VIDEO EDITOR Harlen Mallis. LEAD VIDEOGRAPHER Yasmin Mawaz-Khan. VIDEOGRAPHERS Quinne Brown, Takao Baba, Eric Stracke and Jason Wolos. PHOTOGRAPHERS Pamela Gentile, Tommy Lau, Pat Mazzera. PRODUCTION TEAM Barbara del Rio, Howie Severson, Mihai Manoliu. MUSIC DIRECTOR Marc Capelle. CREATIVE DIRECTOR Miguel Pendás.