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Awards

Emerging Black LGBTQ+ Filmmaker Awards

    • Whitney Skauge; Director of THE BEAUTY PRESIDENT
    • Justice Jamal Jones; Director of HOW TO RAISE A BLACK BOY
    • Elijah Ndoumbe; Director of PRAYERS FOR SWEET WATERS

International Narrative Feature Jury Awards

    Grand Jury Award:
    • A DISTANT PLACE; Directed by Park Kun-Young
    Special Mention:
    • METAMORPHOSIS; Directed by J.E. Tiglao

U.S. Narrative Feature Jury Awards

    Grand Jury Award:
    • PASSING; Directed by Rebecca Hall
    Special Mentions:
    • Colby Minifie; HOMEBODY (Performance)
    • POTATO DREAMS OF AMERICA; Directed by Wes Hurley

Documentary Feature Jury Awards

    Grand Jury Award:
    • MIGUEL’S WAR; Directed by Eliane Raheb

New York Short Jury Awards

    Grand Jury Award:
    • FERVOR; Directed by José Manuel Vélez
    Special Mentions:
    • CARINO; Directed by Carlos Taborda, Ashley Williams, and Roshel Amuruz

Hornitos Tequila #TakeYourShot Award for First-Time Feature Filmmaker

    • Lyle Kash; Director of DEATH AND BOWLING

NYWIFT Grant Award

    • PURE; Directed by Natalie Jasmine Harris

Jury

Documentary Features
Michael Cuby, Editor at Large, them.
Kimberly Reed, Filmmaker
Anya Rous, Multitude Films

U.S. Narrative Features
Andrew Ahn, Filmmaker
Sekiya Dorsett, Filmmaker
Bartholomew Sammut, Programmer, Berlinale

International Narrative Features
Shatara Michelle Ford, Filmmaker
Jesus Hernandez, Latin Reel
Shant Joshi, Fae Pictures

New York Shorts
Anthony Caronna, Filmmaker
Jose Solis, Critic
Cai Thomas, Filmmaker

Emerging Black LGBTQ+ Filmmaker Grants
Allie Esslinger, Netflix
Brit Fryer, Filmmaker
Tiyale Hayes, BET