Rich Devaney's debut feature and inner city drama BrooklynBound won the Emerging Filmmaker Award andDanny Schechter's WMD: Weapons Of Mass Deception took the Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentaryat the 27th Starz Denver International Film Festival.

LailaPakalnina's Latvian school-set drama Python tied for the Krzysztof Kieslowski Awardfor Best Feature Film with Zrinko Ogresta's Here, a series of vignettes depictingday-to-day life in Croatia.

In the audience awards categories, Jerzy Stuhr'scomedy-drama Tomorrow's Weather won bestfeature, Leslie Sullivan's education story A Touch Of Greatness won best documentary, and Adam Elliot's HarvieKrumpet took best short honours.

Morgan Freemanreceived the Mayor's Lifetime Achievement Award and Kevin Bacon, who will nextbe seen in The Woodsman,was presented with the John Cassavetes Award.