SXSW Audience Awards: ‘Krisha,’ ‘Peace Officer’ Win Top Prizes Again

Michael Showalter’s “Hello, My Name Is Doris” was the favorite among the “headliners” at the festival

Last Updated: March 21, 2015 @ 8:04 PM

The SXSW Film Festival has announced its 2015 Audience Award winners are narrative feature “Krisha” and documentary feature “Peace Officer” — both of which also won Jury Awards.

Over the course of nine days, SXSW screened over 150 features and 106 short films. The full list of winners is below.

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: KRISHA
Director: Trey Edward Shults

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: Peace Officer
Directors: Scott Christopherson, Brad Barber

HEADLINERS
Audience Award Winner: Hello, My Name is Doris
Director: Michael Showalter

NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT
Audience Award Winner: The Little Death
Director: Josh Lawson

DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT
Audience Award Winner: A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
Director: Sara Hirsh Bordo

VISIONS
Audience Award Winner: Uncle Kent 2
Director: Todd Rohal

MIDNIGHTERS
Audience Award Winner: Turbo Kid
Director: RKSS Collective

EPISODIC
Audience Award Winner: Mr. Robot
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Executive Producer: Sam Esmail

24 BEATS PER SECOND
Audience Award Winner: Landfill Harmonic
Directors: Brad Allgood, Graham Townsley

SXGLOBAL
Audience Award Winner: Kings of Nowhere
Director: Betzabé García

FESTIVAL FAVORITES
Audience Award Winner: The Look of Silence
Director: Joshua Oppenheimer

SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN
Audience Award Winner: Pink Grapefruit
Designer: Simon Dargan for Musta Lunta

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN
Audience Award Winner: The Fitzroy
Designers: Chris Tozer, Marko Anstice

As today is the final day of SXSW Film, additional screenings have been scheduled for this 
evening for all Audience Award winners:

Audience Award: 24 Beats Per Second
Landfill Harmonic
03/21/2015, Alamo Ritz, 6:15 PM

Audience Award: Documentary Feature Competition
Peace Officer
03/21/2015, Alamo Lamar B, 9:00 PM

Audience Award: Documentary Spotlight
A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
03/21/2015, Stateside Theatre, 9:30 PM

Audience Award: Episodic
Mr. Robot
03/21/2015, Vimeo Theater, 9:30 PM

Audience Award: Festival Favorites
The Look Of Silence
03/21/2015, Topfer Theatre at ZACH, 9:30 PM

Audience Award: Midnighters
Turbo Kid
03/21/2015, Alamo Lamar B, 11:59 PM

Audience Award: Narrative Feature 
KRISHA
03/21/2015, Alamo Lamar A, 9:30 PM

Audience Award: Narrative Spotlight
The Little Death
03/21/2015, Topfer Theatre at ZACH, 6:45 PM

Audience Award: SXGlobal
Kings of Nowhere
03/21/2015, Alamo Lamar C, 10:00 PM

Audience Award: Visions
Uncle Kent 2
03/21/2015, Alamo Ritz, 9:30 PM

No Additional Screenings
Hello, My Name is Doris