2016 Tribeca Film Festival Winners Announced

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On my way to steal your TFF award. Nate Harrison

The Tribeca Film Festival is wrapping up in the coming days, but until then, we have the list of winners for this year's competition categories. In narrative features, Dean, written by, starring, and directed by Demetri Martin, took home the top prize in narrative features, while Do Not Resist, about the increasing militarization of the U.S. police force, won for documentaries. Udi Aloni's Junction 48, which follows a Palestinian rapper, won Best International Narrative Feature. Here's the list of winners, all of whom are humming that part of "Empire State of Mind" where Jay Z name-checks Tribeca and De Niro right now.

U.S. NARRATIVE  FEATURE COMPETITION CATEGORIES:
The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature – Dean, written and directed by Demetri Martin.
Best Actor in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Dominic Rains in The Fixer.
Best Actress in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Mackenzie Davis in Always Shine.
Best Cinematography in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Cinematography by Michael Ragen for Kicks.
Best Screenplay in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Women Who Kill written by Ingrid Jungermann.

INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE  FEATURE COMPETITION CATEGORIES:
The Best International Narrative Feature – Junction 48, written and directed by Udi Aloni.
Best Actor in an International Narrative Feature Film – Alan Sabbagh in The Tenth Man.
Best Actress in an International Narrative Feature Film – Radhika Apte in Clean Shaven, a part of Madly.
Best Cinematography in an International Narrative Feature Film – Cinematography by Kjell Vassdal for El Clásico.
Best Screenplay in an International Narrative Feature Film – Perfect Strangers, written by Filippo Bologna, Paolo Costella, Paolo Genovese, Paola Mammini, and Rolando Ravello.

WORLD DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION CATEGORIES:
Best Documentary Feature – Do Not Resist, directed by Craig Atkinson (USA).
Best Documentary Cinematography – Cinematography by Jarred Alterman for Contemporary Color (USA).
Best Documentary Editing – Editing by Bill Ross for Contemporary Color (USA).

DIRECTING AWARDS:
Best New Narrative Director Award — Priscilla Anany, director of Children of the Mountain (USA, Ghana).
Albert Maysles New Documentary Director Award — David Feige for Untouchable (USA)

SHORT-FILM COMPETITION CATEGORIES:
Best Narrative Short – Hold On (Houvast), directed by Charlotte Scott-Wilson (Netherlands).
Best Documentary Short – Extremis directed by Dan Krauss (USA).
Student Visionary Award – Ping Pong Coach (乒乓), directed by Yi Liu. (Taiwan R.O.C., USA).

STORYSCAPES AWARD
Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness created by Arnaud Colinart, Amaury La Burthe, Peter Middleton, and James Spinney.

THE NORA EPHRON PRIZE
Rachel Tunnard, director, writer, and editor of Adult Life Skills (UK).

TRIBECA X AWARD
Hearing Colors, created by Greg Brunkalla for Samsung.