Life, Animated wins Jury Prize and Audience Award at Docville

Belgian based festival Docville announced their competition winners on their closing night this Saturday 7 May.

The Jury prize for Best International Documentary was awarded to Life, Animated from filmmaker Roger Ross Williams. Roger was also at the festival in 2014 with his film God Love Uganda.

Following the ceremony we were told the the votes had been counted and Life, Animated has also been chosen as the winner of the Audience Award!

This is the latest in a string of awards for the incredible film. Roger Ross Williams took home the directing award for US documentary following the world premiere at Sundance Film Festival and the film won the Audience Award for feature film at Full Frame Documentary Festival.

Also screening at the festival were The Fear of 13, Kate Plays Christine and Only the Dead.