"Welcome" and "P-Star Rising" Win Top Heartland Film Fest Prizes

By brian | iW NOW October 19, 2009 at 6:54AM

"Welcome" and "P-Star Rising" Win Top Heartland Film Fest Prizes
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"Welcome" by Director Philippe Lioret took top nods, capping the 18th Heartland Film Festival over the weekend. The film took the $100,000 Grand Prize Award for Best Dramatic Feature. Also taking home prizes were "P-Star Rising" by director Gabriel Noble ($25,000) for best documentary feature and "Bicycle" (Jitensha) by Dean Yamada who received teh Vision Award for Best Short Film ($10,000).