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Turbo Kid wins at SXSW

Turbo Kid took the Midnighters audience award at SXSW.

Turbo Kid

Turbo Kid

SXSW concluded its film and music programmes on the weekend, its interactive programme having come to a close early last week.

Among the audience awards Turbo Kid took the Midnighters gong, with Josh Lawson’s Aussie title The Little Death winning the audience award for the Narrative Spotlight section.

The two films taking the festival’s main official awards in the Narrative and Documentary feature competition line-ups both repeated their success in the audience award decisions.

SXSW ran its film programme 13-21 March.

The SXSW Audience Award winners were:

Narrative Feature Competition
Krisha
Director: Trey Edward Shults

Documentary Feature Competition
Peace Officer
Directors: Scott Christopherson, Brad Barber

Headliners
Hello, My Name Is Doris
Director: Michael Showalter

Narrative Spotlight
The Little Death
Director: Josh Lawson

Documentary Spotlight
A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
Director: Sara Hirsh Bordo

Visions
Uncle Kent 2
Director: Todd Rohal

Midnighters
Turbo Kid
Director: Rkss Collective

Episodic
Mr. Robot
Director: Sam Esmail

24 Beats Per Second
Landfill Harmonic
Directors: Brad Allgood, Graham Townsley

SXGlobal
Kings Of Nowhere
Director: Betzabé García

Festival Favorites
The Look Of Silence
Director: Joshua Oppenheimer

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