Tribeca Film Festival Awards ‘The Half of It,’ ‘Socks on Fire’ Top Honors
Though it postponed its annual in-person gathering, the Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday handed out awards for the 2020 juried competition via Instagram.
Top narrative and nonfiction honors went to two queer films, Alice Wu’s coming-of-age tale “The Half of It” and Bo McGuire’s hybrid documentary “Socks on Fire,” while Jan Komasa’s “The Hater” won Best International Narrative Feature.
Other winners include “Cowboys,” “Materna,” “Kokoloko,” and “Asia.”In mid-March, festival organizers postponed the festival just weeks before it was set to bow in New York City.
In the interim, some programming for the 19th annual festival was made available online, while iits brass still hopes to hold a traditional festival in the coming months.“We are fortunate that technology allowed for our jury to come together this year to honor our filmmakers,” said Tribeca co-founder and CEO Jane Rosenthal in an official statement.
“Despite not being able to be together physically,
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