14th Annual film festival honors 'Skin,' 'Machan'
Sophie Okonedo starrer “Skin” and helmer Uberto Pasolini’s “Machan” tied for top kudos Monday at the 14th annual Palm Beach Film Festival.Former tells the story of a black girl born to white Afrikaners in apartheid South Africa, while the latter follows a group of slum dwellers who overcome their circumstances to compete in a handball tourney in Bavaria. Charles Martin Smith’s “The Stone of Destiny” nabbed director kudos. Fest’s docu prize went to “The Legacy.” Monday’s “500 Days of Summer” closed the fest, which opened April 23.
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