2022 Awards

Best Film
Never Better 

Best World Film
The Ugly Truth

Best Documentary

Best World Documentary
Girls for Future

Audience Award
Love is in the Legend

Best Director
Nicole Sylvester for Maya and Her Lover 

Best Documentary Director
Thomas Ash for Ushiku

Mira Nair Award for Rising Female Filmmaker
Crystal Kwok for Blurring the Color Line

Best Actor
Jeric Gonzales in Broken Blooms

Best Actress
Sofia Bryant in Never Better           

Best Production
Person Woman Man Camera TV

New York Vision Award
Leveling Lincoln   

Best Short
Black Rainbow

Best Short Short

Best Short Documentary
When I Get Grown – Reflections of a Freedom Rider

Harlem Spotlight
Cinema and Sanctuary – Hans Richter & America’s First Documentary Film School

Uptown Award (Feature Film)
My Mother’s Son

Uptown Award (Short Film)
If My Voice Rang Louder Than My Skin

Best Youth Film
En Avant

Best Animation

Best Experimental Film
Black Love Manifesto

Best Music Video

Winning Webisode

Best Virtual Reality
Stories of Home

Winning Feature Screenplay
A Black Tribute and a Red Scare

Winning Short Script
My Town

Feature Screenplay Finalists
Angel of Rain
In Search of…Califia: The Last Queen of the Kush Empire

Short Screenplay Finalists
Deadly Invisible Enemies
Finding Harlem: The Savoy
Hanoi Hilton
Pomp and Circumstance