"All Is Well," directed by Pocas Pascoal, won the narrative award Sunday at the Los Angeles Film Festival, while Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild" continued its award-winning run of 2012 by winning the fest's audience kudo.
"All Is Well," above, is an autobiographical film that tells the story of sisters escaping political strife of 1980s Angola.
"Beasts" had previously been honored at the Sundance and Cannes film festivals. It opens in limited release Wednesday, including a 12:01 a.m. showing at the Arclight in Hollywood, followed by screenings all day at the Landmark in West Los Angeles.
Wendell Pierce, Emory Cohen, E.J. Bonilla and Aja Naomi King won L.A. Film Fest acting honors for their performances in Joshua Sanchez's "Four." Dave McNary of Variety has more on the LAFF honors.