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'Summer' shines at Maui film fest

Voted best dramatic feature, best director

Fox Searchlight's "(500) Days of Summer" took the audience prize for dramatic feature and its director Marc Webb claimed the audience prize for best director at the 2009 Maui Film Festival in Wailea, Ha., which just concluded.

The audience award for comedy feature went to Charlyne Yi's "Paper Heart," while Louie Psihoyos' "The Cove" took the audience award for documentary.

Other audience award winners were:

Family Friendly Feature: "More Than a Game"
Documentary Vision: "Rock Prophecies"
"Green" Documentary Feature: "Dirt! The Movie"
Spirit in Cinema Documentary Feature: "Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie"
"ChangeMaker" Documentary Feature: "Cash Crop"
Ensemble Cast: "Splinterheads"
World Cinema Drama: "Departures"
World Cinema Documentary: "One Peace at a Time"
"Fo' Real" Documentary: "Hawai'i: A Voice of Sovereignty"
World Cinema Animation: "My Date from Hell"
Documentary Short: "Rwanda Gorilla Special"
Comedy Short: "Spleenectomy"
World Cinema Short: "Mustang: A Journey of Transformation"
Animated Short: "Gerald's Last Day"
Experimental Short: "Photograph of Jesus"