Juried Awards Winners

Winners of the Juried Awards

Juried Awards

Established in 1999, the Juried Awards for First Feature and Best Documentary have recognized outstanding films and filmmakers.


Past Winners: 

2018 First Feature: Retablo
           Documentary: When the Beat Drops

2017 First Feature: The Wound
           Documentary: Strong Island

2016 First Feature: Jonathan
           Documentary: Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four

2015 First Feature: In the Grayscale
           Documentary: Alex & Ali

2014 First Feature: Something Must Break
           Documentary: Kumu Hina

2013 First Feature: Out in the Dark
           Documentary: Valentine Road

2012 First Feature: Facing Mirrors
           Documentary: The Invisible Men

2011 First Feature: The Evening Dress
           Documentary: Wish Me Away

2010 First Feature: Undertow
           Documentary: Dzi Croquettes

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2008  

2007 First Feature: Glue
           Documentary: Red Without Blue

2006 First Feature: Stray Cats
           Documentary: Cruel and Unusual

2005 First Feature: Gypo
           Documentary: Zero Degrees of Separation

2004 First Feature: Eating Out
           Documentary: Tying the Knot

2003 First Feature: The Child I Never Was
           Documentary: Straight Out and Rise Above: The Tribe 8 Documentary

2002 First Feature: Guardian of the Frontier
           Documentary: Georgie Girl

2001 First Feature: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

2000 First Feature: Urbania

1999 First Feature: Head On