The votes are in! This year's Heineken Audience Awards have been a thriller of a competition. The standings were hotly contested, changing by the minute and by the screening, with a variety of docs and narratives battling it out.

Throughout the Festival, which kicked off on April 18, audiences have been able to vote for the Heineken Audience Awards by completing ballots upon exiting screenings of TFF films. Films in the World Narrative Competition, World Documentary Competition, Viewpoints, Spotlight and Cinemania sections were eligible. Final results were tabulated and announced during this evening’s Festival wrap party.

Sponsored by Heineken, the director(s) of each winning film receive $25,000!

And finally, we're proud to announce the winners. This year, for the first time ever, there are two winners: one documentary, and one narrative. Check out the winners, and catch them in special encore screenings on Sunday, April 29, the closing day of the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.

Burn

BURN: Heineken Audience Award for Best Documentary
Directors: Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez


Any Day Now

Any Day Now: Heineken Audience Award for Best Narrative
Director: Travis Fine


“It's gratifying to see audiences respond so overwhelmingly to these world premiere films,” said Nancy Schafer, Executive Director of the Tribeca Film Festival. “Both films strike uplifting and hopeful notes, and we look forward to them continuing to garner strong audience reaction long after the Festival is over.”

Check out the final top 10 list—what almost made the cut?

These two films will screen at the Clearview Cinemas Chelsea on Sunday, April 29, as will the second-place winners in each category. (See below for a full schedule.) Click here for all award screenings, including the jury-selected films, also making encore appearances on Sunday. Make it a marathon!


Any Day Now

Any Day Now
Heineken Audience Award Winner: Narrative
Director: Travis Fine

In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight a biased legal system to adopt the child they have come to love as their own. Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt star in TFF alum Travis Fine's (The Space Between) touching and occasionally incendiary drama.

Read more: It's a Family Affair

Encore screenings:
Sunday, April 29, 12:00 PM
Sunday, April 29, 9:00 PM


Burn

BURN
Heineken Audience Award Winner: Documentary
Directors: Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez

Detroit is burning. Meet the men and women charged with saving the once-roaring American city that many have written off as dead. With vast stretches of forsaken buildings left as kindling, they face one of the worst arson rates in the world. From executive producer Denis Leary, BURN drives us straight into the heart-pounding fire and introduces us to the characters and controversies that make up the most overworked and underequipped firehouse in the country.

Read more: A City on Fire

Encore screenings:
Sunday, April 29, 3:30 PM
Sunday, April 29, 6:30 PM


Graceland

Graceland
Heineken Audience Award Second Place Winner: Narrative
Director: Ron Morales

Family man Marlon Villar is the longtime chauffeur of prominent politician Manuel Chango. While he and his daughter accompany his boss' preteen daughter home, Marlon is ambushed and the wrong girl is kidnapped. Suddenly the unassuming driver is propelled into a horrifying downward spiral and, as events in his life unravel, Marlon, Chango, and their families become entangled in a game of deceit and betrayal that will leave no one innocent.

Read more: No One is Blameless

Encore screening:
Sunday, April 29, 1:00 PM


Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man
Heineken Audience Award Second Place Winner: Documentary
Director: Malik Bendjelloul

Rodriguez was the greatest '70s rock icon who never was. Despite critical praise, his albums bombed in the U.S., and he faded into obscurity among rumors of a gruesome death. But when a bootleg copy of his antiestablishment rock made its way to apartheid South Africa, he was an instant hit. Years later, two intrepid fans investigate whatever happened to the mysterious rocker, setting off a wild chain of events that has to be seen to be believed.

Read more: The Greatest Music Icon Who Never Was

Encore screening:
Sunday, April 29, 4:00 PM


Congratulations to all the winners! Hope to see you on Sunday...