'Sweet Mud,' 'Cashback' tie for top prizes
The 10th annual Bermuda Film Festival ended Saturday with a tie for the top prize between Dror Shaul’s “Sweet Mud” and Sean Ellis’ “Cashback.”Pics were chosen by jurors Carrie Fisher and Richard Dreyfuss. Stanley Nelson and Lucinda Spurling announced the doc award for Linda Hattendorf’s “The Cats of Mirikitani.” “Living With Lew” and “Beyond the Call” took special mentions. Robert Favreau’s “A Sunday in Kigali” drew the audience prize. A retrospective of the work of thesp Earl Cameron was followed by a conversation with the native Bermudan in which he recalled his career through theater and film. In all, 85 films from 32 countries unspooled at the fest, which began March 16.