Stony Brook Film Festival Awards 2013: 18th Annual Winners

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The winners of the 18th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival Awards have been announced. The 2013 Stony Brook Film Festival Awards, “produced by Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University, presents a program of new, independent films every summer since 1996. Features and short films from the U.S. and around the world are screened over ten days at Staller Center, which has been the venue since the Festival’s beginning.”

The full listing of the 2013 Stony Brook Film Festival Awards winners:

2013 Audience Choice-Best Short

The Apple of My Eye

A film from Spain by Josecho de Linares. New York Premiere.

2013 Jury Award-Best Short


A film from Germany by Christoph Schuler. New York Premiere.

2013 Achievement in Directing

John Burgess

One Small Hitch

2013 Jury Award-Best Feature

My Beautiful Country

Written and directed by Michaela Kezele.

East Coast Premiere from Serbia/Croatia/Germany

2013 Audience Choice-Best Feature (tie)

Allez, Eddy!

Written and directed by Gert Embrechts.

East Coast Premiere from Belgium.

2013 Audience Choice-Best Feature (tie)

The Blitz

Directed and co-written by Ate de Jong.

U.S. Premiere from the Netherlands.

Awards given out prior to tonight’s reception:

Opening Night film, Zaytoun, directed by Eran Riklis.

The screening was attended by Eran Riklis and Stephen Dorff.

Career Achievement Award – Christine Vachon of Killer Films

Source: Wikipedia, Stonybrookfilmfestival

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