2018 Awards

Best Film The Best of All Worlds Best World Film Elvis Walks Home Best Documentary My Tourette’s Best World Documentary Retracing Jeneba Audience Award The Rainbow Experiment Best Director John Irvin (Mandela’s Gun) Best Documentary Director Hugo Berkeley (The Jazz Ambassadors) Mira Nair Award for Rising Female Filmmaker Indrani Kopal for Incarcerated Rhythm Best Experimental Film The Silent Eye Best Actress Verena Altenberger (The Best of All Worlds) Best Actor Tumisho Masha (Mandela’s Gun) Best Cinematography Sayakbay New York Showcase Award Write When You Get Work Harlem Spotlight (Feature) The Breeding Harlem Spotlight (Short) Congo Cabaret Best Short Hold Me Down Best Short Documentary Home Street Home Best Youth Short Blacked Out Best Animation Two Balloons Best Music Video Stand Down Winning Webisode A Whole New Irving ________________ Winning Feature Screenplay The Other Side Alexandra Farias Winning Short Script Crushing Simbi Kali Feature Screenplay Finalists Ice Cream Don’t Melt in Englewood Richard Ehrenreich Horse Up a Tree Terrance J. Lynam Sardis the Merciful Christian Thomas When There Was Time James Gillard Orpheus Star Donn Swaby Short Screenplay Finalists Falafel Thirst Justin Bozonelis Black Like Me Joseph A. Halsey