'Acne' tops AFI int'l competition

'Kassim the Dream,' 'Necessary Death' also earn nods

Federico Veiroj's coming-of-age tale "Acne" took home the Grand Jury Prize in the International Feature Competition at AFI Fest 2008.

The winners, announced Sunday, also saw the International Documentary Grand Jury Prize go to Kief Davidson's "Kassim the Dream," a portrait of the world champion boxer Kassim Ouma. "Kassim" also shared the audience award for best documentary with Patrick Davidson's "The World We Want."

Michel Lipkes' "The Legless Boy Cannot Dance" earned the Shorts Jury Prize.

The audience award for best feature went to Daniel Stamm's "A Necessary Death," which follows a couple of documentary filmmakers who want to film a person contemplating suicide.

Lagan Sebert's and Sandra Sampayo's "Busco Personas: The Faces of Columbia's War" won the audience award in the shorts section.
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