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SF International Film Festival Announces Golden Gate Award Winners (TRAILERS)

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! May 9, 2013 at 11:36AM

As the San Francisco International Film Festival came to a close, winners of the Golden Gate Awards were unveiled Wednesday night.
'The Kill Team'
'The Kill Team'

As the San Francisco International Film Festival prepared to come to a close Thursday night with a screening of Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight," the festival unveiled winners of the Golden Gate Awards. 

Documentary feature winners are Kalyanee Mam's Cambodian-set "A River Changes Course" and Dan Krauss' Afghanistan War film "The Kill Team," which recently nabbed a prize at Tribeca. Belmin Solyemez's Turkish drama "Present Tense" received the New Directors prize, while the FIPRESCI Prize went to "Nights with Theodore," from France.

For a complete list of winners, visit the festival's website.

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