Mexican film-maker Enrique Begne received the Best New Narrative Filmmaker and and $25,000 in cash for Two Embraces. Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film went to Lofti Edbelli for Making Of, which also earned Nouri Bouzid best screenplay honours and $15,000 in cash. Best Actress in a Narrative Feature Film went to Marina Hands for Lady Chatterley.
Alex Gibney's Taxi To The Darkside won the best documentary award, and Armenian film-maker Vardan Hovhannisyan took home the best new documentary filmmaker award. Each won a $25,000 cash prize.
The NY Loves Film narrative and documentary honours went to former Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst's The Education Of Charlie Banks and Esther Robinson's A Walk Into The Sea: Danny Williams And The Warhol Factory respectively. Each won $5,000 in cash.
Made In NY special jury recognition went to Andrew Piddington's The Killing Of John Lennon in the narrative category.
Elsewhere, Best Narrative Short was awarded to Swedish film-maker Jens Assur's The Last Dog In Rwanda, while by J Anderson Mitchell and Jeremy Kipp Walker's Super Powers took the Special Jury Prize for Best Narrative Short. Best Documentary Short went to A Son's Sacrifice by Yoni Brook. All three won $5,000 in cash.
The Student Visionary Award was presented to Good Luck Nedim by Slovenian director Marko Santic, and Someone Else's War by Lee Wang.
The Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award for documentary went to
Dee Rees' Eventual Salvation, while the Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award Narrative went to Ben Rekhi for his current screenplay, Waste. Each won $10,000 in cash. The Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award for Screenwriting was presented to Marilyn Fu for The Sisterhood Of Night along with $5,000 in cash.
The 2007 Tribeca/Sloan Screenplay Development Program Grant and $48,000 in cash, and the L'Oreal Paris Women Of Worth Vision Award and a $15,000 prize went to Cherien Dabis for her screenplay Amreeka.
The winner of the audience's Cadillac Award and a $25,000 cash prize will be announced on May 5 at the closing night premiere of the HBO documentary The Gates.
For further details about the festival visit the official website at www.tribecafilmfestival.org.