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SoHo Film Festival Announces Winners

The inaugural SoHo International Film Festival announced its award winners following the New York City event's Feb. 21 conclusion.American director Ricardo Sean Thompson's "A Kiss of Chaos" led the way, winning for best showcase feature film, while Lior Chefetz's "The Godmother" took home the best showcase short film award. Australian director Zdenka Simandlova won the award for best work in progress for her film "Defect." The Filipino feature "Walaang Hanngang Paalam," starring Japanese action star Jacky Woo, won best world showcase.Fred Carpenter snagged an audience award for his feature film "Just Like Joe," and Tolga Karacelik did the same for his short "Rapunzel."Submissions are now being accepted for next year's festival, scheduled for April 20–24, 2011. For more info, go to

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