Drama, 'Kassim' win grand jury prizes

Federico Veiroj’s coming-of-age drama “Acne” and Kief Davidson’s boxing docu “Kassim the Dream” won the AFI Fest’s grand jury prizes at the event’s award ceremony on Sunday.

Aud nods went to Daniel Stamm’s drama “A Necessary Death” and docus “Kassim” and Patrick Davidson’s “The World We Want.”

Igor Voloshin’s Russian drama “Nirvana” and Jan Louter’s Eskimo docu “The Last Days of Shishmaref” garnered special mentions.

The 10-day event closed on Sunday with Edward Zwick’s “Defiance.”

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