‘Doris’ wins SXSW audience award

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“Hello, My Name Is Doris,”  the Sally Field comedy about an eccentric older woman who falls for a young co-worker, won the top audience award at SXSW, organizers announced Saturday


The Audience Awards follow the previously announced 2015 Jury Awards, which included Grand Jury winners Trey Edward Shults’ “Krisha” for narrative feature, and Scott
Christopherson and Brad Barber’s “Peace Officer” for documentary feature.

The Audience Award winners announced Saturday are as follows:

Narrative feature competition: “Krisha.”

Documentary feature: “Peace Officer”

Headliners: “Hello, My Name Is Doris”

Narrative spotlight: “The Little Death”

Documentary spotlight: “A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story”

Visions: “Uncle Kent 2”

Midnighters: “Turbo Kid”

Episodic: “Mr. Robot”

24 Beats Per Second: “Landfill Harmonic”


SXGlobal: “Kings of Nowhere”

Festival favorites: “The Look of Silence”

Other awards can be found at sxsw.com/film. Most of the award winners will screen again Saturday. Check sxsw.com for dates and times.







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