January 2022 Winners



























Best Cinematography

Seal

Directed by

Dimitri Montanari


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Best Director

Kazuya Shimoyama

For

OB


Best Director (Honorable Mention)

Michael Dang

For

Brother Mary


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Best Dance Film

how we live

Directed by

Rachel Slater, Suzanne Chi


Best Dance Film (Honorable Mention)

The Silence Breakers

Directed by

Rachel Greco


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Religion & Faith

ICON - Memoirs of a Master Craftsman

Directed by

Kala Shreen


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Music Video

Kaiju - Shibari

Directed by

Anton Doka


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Best Comedy

Living In Denial

Directed by

Barbara Whiting


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Best Thriller

Until When?

Directed by

Ricardo Soares


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Best Sci-Fi

E_PURE

Directed by

Sabrina Stocco


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Best Film Score

On / Off

Directed by

Nicolas P. Villarreal


Best Film Score (Honorable Mention)

a Sara

Directed by

Francesco Valerio Nardi, Davide Talamonti


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Best Editing

The Coronation

Directed by

Emily Penick


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Best Script

Bloodlines: The Mogadishu Diaries 1992-1993

Written by

Eddie Clay Thompkins III


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Best Actress

Kate Amundsen

For

Almond Wood

Directed by

James Frost


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Best Actor

Deepak Savanur

For

Don Chronicles 3: End of Dawn

Directed by

Deepak Savanur


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LGBT Film

100 Years of Men in Love

Directed by

David Millbern


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Short Documentary

Fleisch

Directed by

Susanna Wüstneck


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First Time Filmmaker

Michael Ashcraft

For

Passing


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Student Film

ONVOLTOOID VERLEDEN TIJD

Directed by

Aron Quadu


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Women Empowerment

INSOMNIAC

Directed by

LAUREN LOX


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Experimental Film

Visual Poetry: Self Love

Directed by

Sofia Monzerratt


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Best Short Film

Martha's Day

Directed by

Sofia Monzerratt


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Jury Special Selection

Best Director

Johnny Vonneumann

For

Americans in Japan


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Jury Special Selection

Best Short Film

Guardians of Paradise

Directed by

Ivan Maria Friedman