Phillip Noyce's Catch A Fire took home the audience award for best dramatic feature atthe Mill Valley Film Festival, which ran from Oct 5-15.

Amy Berg's Deliver Us From Evil won corresponding honours in the documentarysection and Wolfgang Murnberger's Lapislazuli: In The Eye Of The Bear took the award for best children's film.

The event saw a 10% rise in admissions to approximately 40,000.Next year's 30th anniversary event is scheduled to run from Oct 4-14, 2007.