Sarah Elizabeth Mintz’s coming-of-age drama “Good Girl Jane” took the top prize at the 2022 Tribeca Festival Founders’ Award for Best U.S. Narrative Feature, with its star Rain Spencer winning for Best Performance.
Written and directed by Sarah Elizabeth Mintz, the film tells the story of a lonely private school dropout teen who falls in love with a charismatic drug dealer, played by Patrick Gibson, and becomes entangled in his meth ring run by LA teens.
Also big winners were January (Janvaris) by Viesturs Kairiss which was named Best International Narrative Feature, as well as the documentary “The Cave of Adullam” from directed by Laura Checkoway. The film is produced by Laurence Fishburne who was attended the premiere.
“Today’s honorees are a testament to the vitality of cinematic storytelling, representing the most exciting achievements across countries, genres, and platforms,” Cara Cusumano, Festival Director and Vice President of Programming, said. “We are proud to recognize such a diverse and innovative group of works and creators with today’s well-deserved award winners.”
The announcement of winners at the 2022 Tribeca Festival officially marks the end of the annual event towards its full wrap up this weekend. To see the full winners, go to tribecafilm.com
Many of the winning films will be available at Tribeca At Home up to June 26th. You may buy your pass to stream these and other notable Tribeca Festival films and talks you may have missed.
The 2022 Tribeca Festival continues through Sunday, June 19, 2022.