The award for Best Actor, US Narrative Competition
goes to Dominic Rains for his performance in The Fixer
, directed by Ian Olds.
After an exiled Afghan journalist arrives in a small town in Northern California, he lands a menial job as a crime reporter for the local newspaper. Restless in his new position, he teams up with an eccentric local (James Franco) to investigate the town’s peculiar subculture, only to find things quickly taking a dangerous turn.