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Festival News: SDBFF Gives Out Awards

The Contradiction of Fair Hope’ Tops List

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Above: "The Custom Mary" won a pair of awards at the SDBFF.

The 10th Annual San Diego Black Film Festival just ended. Here is a list of their awards.

Here are the 2012 SDBFF winners list:

Best Film: "The Contradictions of Fair Hope"

Best Drama: "Lesson Before Love"

Best Director: S. Epatha Merkerson and Rockell C. Metcalf, "Contradictions of Fair Hope"

Best Diaspora: "Ties That Bind)"

Best Religious Film: "The Custom Mary"

Best Documentary: "The Contradictions of Fair Hope"

Best GLBT: "Glitterboys & Ganglands"

Best Short: "Brotherly Love"

Best Comedy: "Camp Kickitoo"

Best Actor: Choice Skinner, "Brotherly Love"

Best Cutting Edge Film: "The Custom Mary"

Filmmaker’s Choice Award: "The Contradictions of Fair Hope"

“Congratulations to all the winners and a special thanks to all the filmmakers who participated in the 2012 San Diego Black Film Festival,” says festival director Karen Willis.

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