The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival for the first time presented two audience awards — one for narrative and one for documentary. Any Day Now, directed by Travis Fine, took the audience nod for narrative film and Burn, directed by Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez, was selected as the documentary winner. Each award comes with a cash prize of $25,000.
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Description of the audience winners from the Tribeca announcement:
Any Day Now begins when aspiring singer Rudy (Alan Cumming) pounds on the door to discover his neighbor’s son Marco, a teenager with Down syndrome, left alone by his drug addicted mother with only the blaring stereo to keep him company.