Tristan Bauer's Argentina-Spain co-production, the wartime drama BlessedBy Fire won the bestnarrative feature at the fifth annual Tribeca Film Festival, which endedyesterday, while Deborah Scranton's War Tapes won the documentary award.
Jurgen Vogel won best actor in a narrative feature for Germany's FreeWill and the CzechRepublic's Eva Holubov won corresponding best actress honours for HolidayMakers.
Best new narrative filmmaker went to Egypt's Marwan Hamed for TheYacoubian Building andTurkey's Pelin Esmer won best new documentary filmmaker for The Play.
The NY Loves Film Documentary award went to Dan Lohaus' When ICame Home and the BestMade In New York Narrative Feature was awarded to Oren Rudavsky for TheTreatment. The audienceaward went to Linda Hattendorf's The Cats Of Mirikitani.
For a completelist of winners visit the official website at www.tribecafilmfestival.org.