'Patrik,' 'Training' take Frameline33 awards
Fest screened 226 films in 11 days in BerkleyElla Lemhagen's "Patrik, Age 1.5" won the audience award for best feature and Dee Mosbacher and Fawn Yacker's "Training Rules" took the audience prize for best documentary at Frameline33, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, which concluded Sunday, with the world premiere of Wendy Jo Carlton's "Hannah Free."
Maria Breaux's "Lucha" won the best short film award.
The annual Frameline Award for excellence in LGBT filmmaking went to experimental directors George and Mike Kuchar, whose careers and antics were documented in Jennifer Kroot's "It Came from Kuchar."
The Frameline Volunteer of the Year Award went to longtime volunteer captains Andy Friend and Edric Kwan, who had the honor of selecting Kimberly Reed's documentary "Prodigal Sons" to receive a $2,500 grant.
The fest screened 226 films in eleven days at the Castro Theatre, the Roxie Film Center, the Victoria Theatre, and the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood in Berkeley.