Florida Film Festival

Winter’s Bone wins Grand Jury Prize at Florida Film Festival

Garret Dillahunt,Winter's Bone,Debra GranikWinter’s Bone won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the Florida Film Festival, which closed on Sunday.

Go here for the complete list of winners and pics from the closing ceremony.

The film also nabbed the Special Jury Prize at the Sarasota Film Festival this weekend. Herald Tribune has a brief report.

Water Pills wins a prize at Florida Film Festival

florida-film-festivalWater Pills, Blake Soper’s short film made last year with Winona Ryder starring, has won a grand jury best performance award for Jasmine Jessica Anthony at the 18th annual Florida Film Festival.

The film was screened at the festival on April 1 and the awards were presented on Saturday. [Orlando Sentinel]

Water Pills to be screened at Florida Film Festival

Water Pills will be screened in competition at the Florida Film Festival later this month. The dates given by the official site  are March 29 and April 1. For details and to get tickets, click here.

USA, 2008, 27 MIN
East Coast Premiere/2nd US Showing

Winona Ryder delivers a riveting performance as a pill-popping, emotionally off-balance stage mother trying to break her daughter into film. Fortune strikes when they get a screen test for a film starring Elisha Cuthbert, but the biggest hurdle may be closer to home than they realize.