2017 Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Winners

This year’s Brooklyn Festival Festival wrapped up yesterday and the winners have officially been announced. Rodrigo ReyesLupe Under The Sun won the Grand Chameleon Award in additional to nabbing Best Narrative Feature.

Take a look below at the full list of winners and read more about each film over at the BFF web site at brooklynfilmfestival.org.

GRAND CHAMELEON AWARD
LUPE UNDER THE SUN by RODRIGO REYES

Best Narrative Feature
LUPE UNDER THE SUN by RODRIGO REYES

Best Documentary – EX EQUO
A CAMBODIAN SPRING by CHRIS KELLY
AN INSIGNIFICANT MAN by KHUSHBOO RANKA & VINAY SHUKLA

Best Short Documentary
THE FOURTH KINGDOM by ALEX LORA & ADAN ALIAGA

Best Narrative Short
WATU WOTE: All of Us by KATJA BENRATH

Best Animation
TANGO by PEDRO GIONGO & FRANCISCO GUSSO

Best Experimental
COOKING WITH CONNIE by STAVIT ALLWEIS

Best New Director
EL REVENGE by FERNANDO FRAIHA

Brooklyn Pride Award
SWEET PARENTS by DAVID BLY

Spirit Awards
Feature Narrative
Feature Documentary
Short Documentary
Short Narrative
Experimental
Animation
SHUT UP ANTHONY by KYLE EATON
MANIC by KALINA BERTIN
SCRAP by CHRISTIAN FILIPPONE
RHONNA & DONNA by DAINA ONIUNAS-PUSIC
EXQUISITE CORPS by MITCHELL ROSE
PANIC ATTACK by EILEEN O’MEARA
Audience Awards
Feature Narrative
Feature Documentary
Short Documentary
Short Narrative
Experimental
Animation
THE SOUNDING by CATHERINE EATON
DISCO’D by MATTHEW SIRETTA
ASHLEY ASHLEY by TED SANANMAN
PUNCHLINE by CHRISTOPHE SABER
LIVE YOUR LIGHT by JENDRA JARNAGIN
COIN OPERATED by NICHOLAS ARIOLI
Certificates of Outstanding Achievement
Producer
Screenplay
Cinematography
Editing
Style
Original Score
Actor Female
Actor Male
ESTELLE ARTUS & FRANCES BOXE for ACCORDING TO HER
SLOAN COPELAND for LIFE HACK
VEDAT ÖZDEMIR for RAUF
JOANNA NAUGLE for KATE CAN’T SWIM
CATHERINE EATON for THE SOUNDING
DAN VEKSLER for ACCORDING TO HER
GOLAB ADINEH for THE SIS
JOSH HELMAN for KATE CAN’T SWIM