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THIS IS MARTIN BONNER directed by Chad Hartigan, and DIRTY WARS directed by Richard Rowle took the top independent films awards at the 2013 Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) which  came to a close on Tuesday night, April 30th. THIS IS MARTIN BONNER about ‘two men from different walks of life form a tentative connection that slowly grows into friendship’ received the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature, and DIRTY WARS which explores the “… two wars being waged in the Middle East: the one widely covered by the media, and the covert war nobody ever hears about” received the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature.

The jury and audience award prizes are as follows:

Narrative Feature:
Grand Jury Prize Winner: THIS IS MARTIN BONNER directed by Chad Hartigan (pictured above)
Special Jury Prize Winner: HOUSTON directed by Bastian Gunther

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING directed by Joss Whedon

Audience Award Winner: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING directed by Joss Whedon

Documentary Feature:

DIRTY WARS directed by Richard Rowley

Grand Jury Prize Winner: DIRTY WARS directed by Richard Rowley
Special Jury Prize Winner: REMOTE AREA MEDICAL directed by Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman

BEST KEPT SECRET directed by Samantha Buck

Audience Award Winner: BEST KEPT SECRET directed by Samantha Buck
Karen Schmeer Award for Excellence in Documentary Editing: Francisco Bello for OUR NIXON

Short Film:
Grand Jury Prize Winner: THE LAST ICE MERCHANT directed by Sandy Patch
Special Jury Prize Winner: SLOMO directed by Joshua Izenberg
Audience Award Winner: WORLD FAIR directed by Amanda Murray

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