The films that wowed Sundance juries and audiences include ''Three Seasons,'' ''American Movie,'' and ''Run Lola Run''

By EW Staff
Updated February 12, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST

The Winners
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic Competition: Three Seasons
Documentary Competition: American Movie

Audience Award
Dramatic: Three Seasons
Documentary: Genghis Blues

World Cinema Audience Award (Tie)
Run Lola Run (Germany)
Train of Life (France)

The Filmmakers Trophy
Dramatic: Tumbleweeds
Documentary: Sing Faster: The Stagehands’ Ring Cycle

The Directing Award
Dramatic: Eric Mendelsohn for Judy Berlin
Documentary: Barbara Sonneborn for Regret to Inform

The Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award (Tie)
Audrey Wells for Guinevere
Frank Whaley for Joe the King

Cinematography Award
Dramatic: Lisa Rinzler (Three Seasons)
Documentary: Director of Photography Emiko Omori (Rabbit in the Moon, Regret to Inform)

Special Jury Prizes
For Comedic Performance: Steve Zahn in Happy, Texas
For Distinctive Vision in Filmmaking: Director Scott King for Treasure Island
For Documentary: Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgan for On the Ropes

The Freedom of Expression Award
Stanley Nelson’s The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords

Jury Prize in Latin American Cinema
Santitos (Mexico)

Special Jury Award in Latin American Cinema
Life Is to Whistle (Cuba)

The Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking
Mark Osborne’s More

Special Jury Award in Short Filmmaking
Michael Burke for Fishbelly White

Honorable Mentions
James Cox’s Atomic Tabasco, Nicole Cattell’s Come Unto Me: The Faces of Tyree Guyton, Jarl Olsen’s Devil Doll/Ring Pull, Corky Quakenbush’s A Pack of Gifts, Now, and Philip Holahan’s Stubble Trouble