Streep-Roberts film wins top honors at Twin Cities Film Fest


The Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts drama "August: Osage County" was named Best Feature Film at the 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest, organizers announced Sunday.

The historical drama "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" took the Audience Award, while "Delivery," a horror film directed and produced by Woodbury natives Brian Netto and Adam Schindler, took the Indie Vision Award.

Both "Delivery" and the Minnesota-made feature film "Pollywogs" were also named runners-up in the Audience Award category.

Minneapolis actress Emily Fradenburgh won the TCFF Breakthrough Achievement Award for the psychological thriller "Nothing Without You."

Seventy-five films were screened at the TCFF, which ran for 10 days at the ShowPlace ICON Theatre in St. Louis Park. The festival wrapped up Saturday night.

See the complete list of winners below:

Best Feature Film: "August: Osage County"
Honorable Mention: "Winter in the Blood"

Best Documentary: "Antarctica: A Year on Ice"
Honorable Mention: "Remote Area Medical"

Best Short Film: "Hot and Bothered"
Honorable Mention: "The Avenue"

Audience Award (Feature): "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
Runners-Up: "Delivery" and "Pollywogs"

Audience Award (Short): "The First Date"
Runners-Up: "Fray" and "Panhandler"

Indie Vision Award: "Delivery"
Honorable Mention: "Wild Blue"

TCFF Breakthrough Achievement Award: Emily Fradenburgh, "Nothing Without You"
Honorable Mention: Kathryn Grant, "The One Who Loves You"

Twin Cities Community Change Maker Award: Sankara Frazier, Executive Director and Founder, Circle of Discipline

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