Caretaker for the Lord by Jane McAllister

SDI is delighted to announce that Bridging the Gap alumni Jane McAllister has won the President’s Award for best student film at Full Frame Festival.

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival announced the 2011 Festival award recipients this week. 66 documentaries screened in the NEW DOCS Program were eligible. Juries and Full Frame audiences selected 9 titles as winners for 11 awards, including a special jury award and an honorable mention.

The Full Frame President’s Award was presented to the Caretaker for the Lord, directed by Jane McAllister. The film profiles the experience of an affable Scottish church maintenance man and the church’s aging congregation who face irrelevance together. Sponsored by Duke University and aimed at recognizing up-and-coming filmmakers, this prize is awarded to the best student film.

Full Press Release here.

You can watch a clip of the film here.

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