Monday, July 28, 2008


BUZZiW NEWS | "Cake Eaters" Among Stony Brook Winners

Festival coverage sponsored by Stella Artois.

The 13th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival announced its award winners during a reception on Saturday. Mary Stuart Masterson's directorial debut, "The Cake Eaters," starring Kristen Stewart and Aaron Stanford, won the jury's Best Feature prize, while Krisztina Goda's "Children of Glory" was the audience's Best Feature choice. Harun Mehmedinovic's "In the Name of the Son" won the jury's Best Short prize, Bill Block's "The Drummer" was the audience's choice or Best Short, and Kari Skogland's "The Stone Angel," starring Ellen Burstyn and Ellen Page, won the award for Achievement in Filmmaking. The awards were presented by film critic John Anderson following a screening of Gregory MacKenzie's "Camille," starring Sienna Miller and James Franco.


Sienna Miller and James Franco in "Camille," the closing night film at  the 10-day Stony Brook Film Festival starting July 17 at Stony Brook University.