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Popcorn & Prejudice: A Movie Blog

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

June 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM

And the SIFF winners are . . .

The 40th annual Seattle International Film Festival came to a close today with the presentation of awards, and the big winner was Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood,” which won the audience-voted Golden Space Needle for best film, best director and best actress. The film will open in Seattle for a regular run next month. Here’s a complete list of the awards:

Golden Space Needle Awards:

Best Film: “Boyhood”

Runners-up (first to fourth): “Life Feels Good,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Big in Japan”

Best Documentary: “Keep On Keepin’ On

Runners-up: “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory,” “I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story,” “Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble,” “The Case Against 8”

Best Director: Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”

Runners-up: Maciej Pieprzyca, “Life Feels Good”; Zaza Urushadze, “Tangerines”; Pawel Pawlikowski, “Ida”; Sara Colangelo, “Little Accidents”

Best Actor: Dawid Ogrodnik, “Life Feels Good”

Runners-up: Guillaume Gallienne, “Me, Myself and Mum”; Matt Smith, “My Last Year with the Nuns”; Felix Bossuet, “Belle & Sebastien”; Igor Samobor, “Class Enemy”

Best Actress: Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Runners-up: Juliette Binoche, “1,000 Times Good Night”; Agata Kulesza, “Ida”; Jenny Slate, “Obvious Child”; Jordis Triebel, “West”

Best short film: “Fool’s Day”

Runners-up: “The Hero Pose,” “Strings,” “Mr. Invisible,” Aban + Khorshid”

Lena Sharp Award (for a female director’s film that receives the most votes in public balloting): “Bound: Africans Versus African Americans”

Competition Awards (voted on by juries)

Best New Director: Carlos Marques-Marcet, “10,000 KM”  (special jury mention: Chika Anadeu, “B for Boy”)

Best Documentary: “Marmato” (special jury mention: “Dior and I” and “Garden Lovers”

Best New American Cinema: “Red Knot”

Youth Jury Award for Best Futurewave Feature: “Dear White People”

Youth Jury Award for Best Films4Families Feature: “Belle & Sebastien” (special jury prize: “Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang”

Futurewave Wavemaker Award for Excellence in Youth Filmmaking: Malone Lumarda, “Black Rock Creek”

Futurewave Shorts Audience Award: “While We’re Asleep”

Futurewave Prodigy Camp Scholarship: Khidr Joseph, “Clapping for the Wrong Reasons”

Short Film Awards

Live Action: “Twaaga” (special jury mention: “Aban + Khorshid”

Documentary: “Maikaru” (special jury mention: “The Queen (La Reina”))

Animation: “Rhino Full Throttle”



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