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Florida Film Festival announced the 2019 Grand Jury and Audience Award Winners

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – After 10 days and over 180 films, the 2019 Florida Film Festival announced the Grand Jury and Audience Award winners:

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·       Alix Lambert – Director of “Edge of Daybreak” and “Prison Zoo”

SHORTS

·         Audience Award for Best Midnight Short – Chowboys: An American Folktale – Directed by Astron-6

·         Special Jury Award for Innovative Storytelling – Technology Lake: Meditations on Death and Sex – Directed by Brandon Daley

·         Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short – Las Del Diente – Directed by Ana Perez Lopez

·         Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short –  Lockdown – Directed by Celine Held and Logan George

·         Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short – Departing Gesture – Directed by Brian Bolster and Jonathan Napolitano

·         Audience Award for Best Short Film – The Next Edition – Directed by Alice Li and Whitney Shefte

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

·         Special Jury Award for Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking – The Interpreters – Directed by Andres Caballero and Sofian Khan

·         Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature –  Kifaru – Directed by David Hambridge

·         Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature –  Roll Red Roll– Directed by Nancy Schwartzman

NARRATIVE FEATURES

·         Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance – Tayler Buck, Princess of the Row

·         Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature – Postal – Directed by Tyler Falbo

·         Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature – Chained for Life  – Directed by Aaron Schimberg

INTERNATIONAL

·         Audience Award for Best International Feature – Yomeddine (Egypt/Austria/USA) – Directed by Abu Bakr Shawky

·         Audience Award for Best International Short – Nefta Football Club (France/Tunisia) – Directed by Yves Piat

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