‘Jockey’ and ‘Juice WRLD’ Documentary Win AFI Fest Audience Awards, Grand Jury Honors Announced

AFI Fest announced its 2021 jury and audience award winners, with audience prizes going to “Jockey” and the documentary feature centered on the late rapper Juice WRLD.

“Bringing filmmakers and movie fans together to celebrate the moving image is at the heart of AFI FEST. The excitement of all festivalgoers to be together in the theaters, once again, was electric,” Sarah Harris, AFI Festivals’ director of programming said in a statement announcing the winners. “This year’s festival has truly shown everyone the power of the art form to lift our spirits when it’s needed the most.”

Director Clint Bentley’s “Jockey” earned the audience award for a narrative feature; the

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