Frameline43 Awards Announced

Jury: First Feature, Outstanding Documentary | Frameline43 AT&T Audience Awards: Best Short, Best Episodic, Best Documentary, & Best Feature

Jul 3, 2019

Frameline is pleased to announce the winners of the Frameline43 Jury and AT&T Audience Awards.

In you prefer to view the awards presentation video recorded live at the FL43 Closing Night Party, check out our Facebook livestream here or at the bottom of this post.

Frameline43 Jury Awards

End of the Century

END OF THE CENTURY
Frameline43 First Feature Award, proudly underwritten by Wells Fargo    
Directed By: Lucio Castro

The mysteries of romantic connection, the challenges of a long-term relationship, the allure of personal freedom-all are explored in Lucio Castro's sexy, funny, and moving feature debut. 
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Zen in the Ice Rift

ZEN IN THE ICE RIFT
Frameline43 First Feature Honorable Mention    
Directed By: Margherita Ferri 

Teenage hockey standout Maia adamantly prefers to be called Zen.  Off the ice,  Zen stays on the defensive, creating a well-maintained barrier to avoid the ever-growing onslaught of bullying coming from the small-town, small-minded kids who share their snowy mountain village.  
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Vision Portraits

VISION PORTRAITS
Frameline43 Outstanding Documentary Jury Award     
Directed by: Rodney Evans

Vision Portraits is a vivid exploration by filmmaker Rodney Evans illuminating the compelling stories of four visually impaired artists - paralleling the journey of these artists with his own personal and artistic journey through gradual loss of vision.
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Frameline43 AT&T Audience Awards

BUBBLE

BUBBLE
Frameline43 AT&T Audience Award – Best Short     
Directed by: Alyssa Lerner

A Filipina teenager struggles with her parents avoiding the reality of their home foreclosure and her growing realization that she's in love with her female best friend.
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A Luv Tale: The Series

A LUV TALE: THE SERIES
Frameline43 AT&T Audience Award - Best Episodic       
Directed by: Kay Oyegun 

This Harlem-set series from writer-creator Sidra Smith follows four stunning queer women of color as they navigate their friendships, love lives, and artistic careers.  
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Changing the Game

CHANGING THE GAME
Frameline43 AT&T Audience Award - Best Documentary       
Directed by: Michael Barnett 

Tightly edited and searingly emotional, Changing the Game zeroes in on the explosive fight for trans rights occurring on high school athletic fields across the United States.
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Song Lang

SONG LANG
Frameline43 AT&T Audience Award - Best Feature       
Directed by: Leon Le 

Set in a richly imagined 1980s Saigon, an unlikely bond develops between brooding Dung, a ruthless debt collector, and Linh Phung, a charismatic young opera singer for a struggling company that performs cai luong, a modern form of traditional Vietnamese folk opera.
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