Date: 30th October 2000

Lonergan Is Big Winner At Film Festival

Keith Lonergan's You Can Count on Me, starring Matthew Broderick and Laura Linney received the Best Film prize at the American Film Institute Festival Thursday night. Lonergan, who wrote and directed the movie, also received an award for best new writer. The Iranian film Blackboards received the best-picture award in the international competition.

Source: Studio Briefing