Director Jim Bigham accepts the award from the Boulder International Film Festival for Best Call 2 Action Film on Sunday night in the Boulder Theater. [Photo by Katelyn Hauge-Aldridge]

These awards were presented by festival directors Kathy and Robin Beeck on Sunday, February 20, 2011 in the Boulder Theater.

Vanguard Award winner (presented Saturday) – James Franco

Best New Filmmaker – “Touch,”Jen McGowan

Best Animated Film — “Thembi’s Diary,” Jisoo Kim

Best Call 2 Action Film, “For Once in My Life,” Jim Bigham

Best Colorado Film – “Mother,” Christophe Fauchere

Best Short Film – “Glenn Owen Dodds,” Frazer Bailey

Best Short Documentary, “One Thousand Pictures: RFK’s Last Journey,” Jennifer Stoddart

Best Feature Documentary, “Regretters,” Marcus Lindeen

Best Feature Film – “Mamas & Papas,” Alice Nellis

People’s Choice Award – “Freedom Riders,” Stanley Nelson

Master of Cinema Award winner – Oliver Stone