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Seattle Times writer Moira Macdonald muses on moviegoing. Email Moira: mmacdonald@seattletimes.com.

June 12, 2012 at 9:43 AM

One last SIFF post: The Fool Serious Awards

The Seattle Internation Film Festival came to an end Sunday, with the audience-voted Golden Space Needle awards going to “Any Day Now,” “The Invisible War,” and many others. But there’s another, lesser-known batch of honors given out at SIFF: the Fool Serious awards, voted on by SIFF’s diehard full series passholders. That hardy group chose these films as their favorites (note that some are now in theaters, or opening soon):
Most Liked
1. “The Intouchables” (now in theaters)
2. “Breathing”
3. “Starbuck”
4. “Moonrise Kingdom” (now in theaters)
5. “Rebellion”
6. “Xingu”
7. “Red Road”
8. “Innocence”
9. “Eden”
10. Secret 2012 #2
Top Archival
1. “The French Connection”
2. “Badlands”
3. “The Story of Film: An Odyssey”
4. “Coal Miner’s Daughter”
Top Documentary
1. “The Other Dream Team”
2. ” Marina Abramovic The Artist is Present”
3. ” Chasing Ice”
4. “The Story of Film: An Odyssey”
Best Director: Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild” (opening July 13)
Best Cinematography: (tie), “Chasing Ice,” “Moonrise Kingdom,” “Winter Nomads”
Best Script: “The Intouchables”
Best Music: “El Gusto: The Good Mood”
Best Actor: Alan Cumming, “Any Day Now”
Best Actress: Quvenzhane Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Best “Guilty Pleasure” : “Remington and the Curse of the Zombadings”

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