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LAFF 2014: 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik win top prizes
LAFF 2014: 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik win top prizes

A fictional detective story and a documentary about a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder took home the top prizes at the closing night of the Los Angeles Film Festival on Thursday. Dave Boyle's “Man From Reno” was given the narrative award, and Debra Granik's “Stray Dog” was named the festival’s best documentary feature. "Man from Reno" follows a Japanese crime novelist named Aki as she investigates a murder in San Francisco. The jury, composed of director Destin Daniel Cretton, editor Lynzee Klingman and composer Kathryn Bostic, said in a statement that the film “tells a complicated story in a straightforward confident...

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