26th Anniversary Celebration!
February 22nd - March 1st, 2020

2019 Festival Award Winners

2019 Festival Award-Winners

2019 DIRECTORS’ CHOICE AWARDS:

Best Feature Drama: “Eternal Winter”
Best Feature Comedy: “Ode to Joy”
Best Foreign Film: “School of Life”
Best Documentary: “The Biggest Little Farm”
Best Foreign Documentary: “A Thousand Girls Like Me”
Best Short Documentary: “Pizza, Democracy and the Little Prince”
Best Short Drama: “Echappé” and “Cells” (tie)
Best Short Comedy: “Homecoming”
Best Student Short: “Idol”
Best Animation: “L’Homme et la Poisson”
Best Adaptation of a Book: “The Nine Billion Names of God”
Best Environmental Film: “Metamorphosis”
Best Indie Spirit (Documentary): “Living Proof”
Best Indie Spirit (Narrative Feature): “Wake”
Best Humanitarian Film (Documentary): “Moving Stories”
Best Humanitarian Film (Narrative Feature): “Windows on the World”
Excellence in Screenwriting: “Miss Arizona”
Marion Herrman Excellence in Filmmaking Award: “Getting to Carnegie”

2019 AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS:

BEST OF FEST: “Bathtubs Over Broadway” and “The Biggest Little Farm” (tie)
Best Feature Drama: “The Drummer and the Keeper”
Best Feature Comedy: “Return of the Hero”
Best Foreign Film: “Woman at War”
Best Documentary: “Living Proof”
Best Short Documentary: “Grateful”
Best Short Drama: “Sides of a Horn”
Best Student Short: “Fraser Syndrome & Me”
Best Animation: “Stumped”
Best Environmental Film: “The Serengeti Rules”
Best IMPACT FILMS: Movies into Motivation (two awards):
“Toxic Puzzle: Hunt for the Hidden Killer”
“The Valley”

2019 SPECIAL FESTIVAL AWARD:

Outstanding Actor Award: Billy Zane