Lea Pool’s drama went home with a handful of major honours as the 16th annual film festival concluded in southern California on April 30.

The Passion Of Augustine

The Passion Of Augustine won juried awards for best feature film, best director for Pool, best screenplay for Marie Vien and Pool, best actress for Celine Bonnier and best supporting actress for Lysandre Menard. Seville International handles sales outside the US.

A Despedida (Farewell) earned the best actor prize for Nelson Xavier while Eduardo Makino picked up the best cinematography prize.

The Chinese Mayor was named best documentary, The Way Of Tea best narrative short, Baths best animated short and Growing Home best documentary short.

In the audience awards, Me And Earl And The Dying Girl won best feature film, The Last Man On The Moon and A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story best documentary were named best documentary and Who Am I best foreign film.

For further winners visit the official website.