2017 WINNERS

FEATURE FILM AWARDS

Grand Prix for Best Feature Film – MUKOKU by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
Special Jury Award – POTATO POTAHTO by Shirley Frimpong-Manso
Best Documentary – JOAQUIM BATICA by Esteban Quesada
Best Cinematography – Olaf Klein for HALF BROTHERS
Best Screenplay – Ryo Takada for MUKOKU
Best Director – Kazuyoshi Kumakiri for MUKOKU
Best Actress – Laura Esterman for CAN HITLER HAPPEN HERE?
Best Actor – James A. Lee for I WAS THERE
Best Supporting Actress – Alicia Gerrard for HALF BROTHERS
Best Supporting Actor – Matthew Smiley for HALF BROTHERS
Special Mention – FRACTURES by Harry Roselmack

SHORT FILM AWARDS

Petite Prix for Best Short Film – I WANTED TO TELL YOU by Jacques S. Cohen-Bacri
Special Jury Award – OFUKU by Yuto Obara
Best Documentary – RAPE AS A WEAPON OF WAR by Ariel Wengroff, Amy Richards, Gloria Steinem
Best Cinematography – Dave Meyers for A THESIS COUTURE FILM: BREAKTHROUGH
Best Screenplay – SUBTERRANEAN LOVE (Ileana & Paul) by Robert Haufrecht
Best Director – Bernado Lopes for IVAN
Best Actress – Yamee Couture for THIN LINES
Best Actor – Pete Dorton for LOU
Best Supporting Actress – Giselle Fuentes Lajud for RESILENCIA
Best Supporting Actor – Moussa Sylla for PLANE
Special Mention – SOUL MATES by Marion Filloque

VIRTUAL REALITY AWARD WINNER

NOTES TO MY FATHER by Jayisha Patel