- Audience Award for Narrative Feature: Lilies
- Audience Award for Documentary Feature: Paul Monette: The Brink of Summer’s End
- Audience Award for Short Film: Twisted Sheets
Frameline21 (1997) Films
A treasure of the 1990s New Queer Cinema, Ira Sachs’s incisive debut feature moodily evokes the wide space between dreams, desires, and fulfillment in post–Vietnam War America via the romance between Lincoln, an affluent white teenager, and Minh, the immigrant son of a poor Vietnamese woman and a Black GI.