Steve Jacobs' Disgrace has picked up the $200,000 Black Pearl prize for best narrative film at the Middle East International Film Festival (MEIFF) in Abu Dhabi.

The adaptation of J.M. Coetzee's award-winning novel offers a disturbing insight into the soul of modern South Africa. Click here for review.

The $150,000 best documentary went to Gonzalo Arijon's Stranded, in which survivors of the 1972 Andes plane crash tell their harrowing story.

The $125,000 special jury prize went to Elisabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love.

The prizes were awarded at Emirates Palace at the closing of the second MEIFF, organised by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage.

The awards were the culmination of 10 days which featured 152 movies and 186 screenings shown in five Abu Dhabi venues.

A total of 76 feature films and 34 short films from over 35 countries competed for the MEIFF Black Pearl Awards.

The festival's closing night ceremony was directed and choreographed by Otis Sallid while the closing film was Ridley Scott's Body of Lies. Click here for review.

Other prizes

The Black Pearl for Best Actress - $75,000

Ilham Shaheen (Fawzia: A Special Blend)

The Black Pearl for Best Actor - $75,000

Luca Zingaretti (Wild Blood)

The Black Pearl for Best Artistic Contribution - $75,000

Rashid Masharawi, Screenwriter of Laila's Birthday

The Black Pearl Audience Choice Award

Saving Luna (Suzanne Chisholm & Michael Parfit)

The Black Pearl for Best Narrative - Short Film- $75,000

The View (Hazim Bitar & Rifqi Assaf)

The Black Pearl for Best Documentary - Short Film- $75,000

Breadmakers (Y asmin Fedda)

The Black Pearl for Best Animation- Shot Film- $75,000

Jacinta (Karla Casteneda)

Best Advertisement - Cultural Category - $25,000

Anti Slavery (Eric Lynne)

Best Advertisement - Consumer Category - $25,000

Battle (Traktor. Partizan Films - Midi Minuit)

Best Advertisement - Artistic Contribution - $25,000

Great Pretender (Patrick Bergh. Partizan Films - Midi Minuit)

The Black Pearl for Best Narrative - Student Films - $25,000

Illusion (Burhan Qurbani)

The Black Pearl for Best Emerging Filmmaker - Student Films- $25,000

Lullaby (Serena Abi Aad)

The Black Pearl for Best Animation - Student Films - $25,000

Adherent (Julian Nazario Vargas)