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Atlanta Film Festival winners announced

The 2015 Atlanta Film Festival brought fans and films together at the Plaza Theatre, 7 Stages Theatre, The Rialto, The Woodruff Arts Center and The Fox Theatre.

Photo: Jennifer Brett

James Franco, in town filming "In Dubious Battle," stopped by for the screening of his indie "Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards." Here's a video clip of him on the red carpet.

This year's juried prize winner's have been announced:

Best Narrative Feature - God Bless The Child

Best Documentary Feature - Stray Dog

Best Pink Peach Feature - Before the Last Curtain Falls

Best New Mavericks Feature - In The Turn

New Mavericks Special Jury Prize - Next Year (L'année Prochaine)

Best Narrative Short - Turtle

Best Documentary Short - The Murder Ballad of James Jones

Best Animated Short - Starlight

Best Pink Peach Short - Charlotte

Best New Mavericks Short - Jennah

Best Music Video - 80's Rok (presented by REVOLT)

Filmmaker-to-Watch Award (presented by Mountainfilm on Tour ATL and voted on by our Kickstarter Backers Jury) - Ian Samuels, Myrna the Monster.

Congrats to all winners and all entrants and a h/t to the festival organizers. It was a great event!

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