Sean Baker's drama Prince Of Broadway won the 17th Annual Pan African Film And Arts Festival's narrative feature competition but the audience award went to Anthony Fabian's drama Skin starring Sophie Okonedo and Skin was also named Jury Favourite.

Jihan El-Tahri's French production Cuba, An African Odyssey was named best documentary and Nubian Spirit: The African Legacy Of The Nile Valley took the audience award. In the short narrative category, the juried narrative and documentary prizes went to Kwame and Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre, respectively.

Maria Govan won the best first feature by a director award for her Bahamian tale Rain, while the director's award for narrative feature went to Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck for Sugar and to David E Simpson for his documentary Milking The Rhino.

'With over 30 world and US premieres, this year's lineup is a remarkable representation of the African cinematic landscape from the United States and across the globe,' the festival's senior programming consultant Sharifa Johka said. 'Los Angeles has a large international population and I am so excited to bring this diverse and exciting program to this community.'

The festival ran from February 5-16.