You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Austrian ‘Indien’ best at Santa Barbara fest

The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature.

Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence for the Chinese “Women From the Lake of the Scented Souls,” while the Santa Barbara Independent Best of the Fest audience nod went to”… and the earth did not swallow him.”

Sascha Schneider and Laurie Zimmelman Schneider’s “Chuppa: The Wedding Canopy” copped the best feature documentary prize from the jury, and Guillermo del Toro won the best director award for the Mexican pic “Cronos.”

Best documentary short prize went to Ellen Bruno’s “Satya,” K.C. Amos’ “Syphon-Gun” was deemed best live action short, and Derek Dale took the best local filmmaker citation for “The Jester.”

More Film

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    'Black Panther' Powers Past $300 Million at International Box Office

    The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature. Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence […]

  • AMERICA Land of the FreeKS

    Berlin Film Review: 'America: Land of the Freeks'

    The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature. Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence […]

  • Shape of Water

    How ‘Game of Thrones’ Has an Emotional Connection to ‘Shape of Water’

    The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature. Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence […]

  • Black Panther

    Box Office: 'Black Panther' Rules With $108 Million in Second Weekend

    The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature. Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence […]

  • Guillermo del Toro To Open Cinema

    Guillermo del Toro to Open Cinema Named after Him at Guadalajara Fest (EXCLUSIVE)

    The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature. Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence […]

  • 'Lemonade' Review: A Quietly Seething Romanian

    Berlin Film Review: 'Lemonade'

    The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature. Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence […]

  • Cinema Audio Society 2018 Winners: 'Dunkirk,'

    'Dunkirk,' 'Game of Thrones' Win Cinema Audio Society Awards for Sound Mixing

    The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather’s Austrian entry “Indien” was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for best feature. Director Xie Fie and actress Sigin Gaowa were singled out for the Bruce C. Corwin Award for artistic excellence […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content