SKIN just won the Jury Award for Best Film at the Palm Beach Film Festival.
"Commented Feature Film Jurors Shohreh Aghdashloo and Debbie Frank, “This is a hopeful and powerful story that is still relevant after 50 years, with race issues, religion issues…all the same universal struggle to understand we are all human, despite our differences.”
It also came first runner up for the Audience Award in Washington DC: http://www.filmfestdc.org/
Circle Audience Award
Founded by Ted and Jim Pedas, Washington's Circle Theatres set the standard for innovative quality film programming. Filmfest DC presented an award to the feature film voted the most popular by our audience. The top 5 films for this year are:
1. Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love by Chai Vasarhelyi (Senegal, France, Egypt, USA)
2. Skin by Anthony Fabian (UK, South Africa)
3. Old Man Bebo by Carlos Carcas (Spain)
4. The Least of These by Clark Lyda, Jesse Lyda (USA)
5. The Necessities of Life by Benoit Pilon (Canada)
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