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53RD AAFF AWARDS ANNOUNCED


Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival ($3000)

The Creation of Meaning (Simone Rapisarda Casanova)

Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker ($2000)

Many Thousands Gone (Ephraim Asili)

The Figure Carved Into the Knife by the Sap of the Banana Tree (Joana Pimenta)

Pat O’Neill Perseverance Furthers Award
 ($1750)

Scrapbook (Mike Hoolboom)

The Stan Brakhage Film at Wit’s End Award ($1000)

Things (Ben Rivers)

Gus Van Sant Award for Best Experimental Film ($1000)

Detour de Force (Rebecca Baron)

Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film ($1000)

The Bigger Picture (Daisy Jacobs)

Lawrence Kasdan Award for Best Narrative Film ($1000)

Episode of the Sea (Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan)

Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film ($1000)

Speculation Nation (Bill Brown & Sabine Gruffat)

The Barbara Aronofsky Latham Award for Emerging Experimental Video Artist ($1000)

All That is Solid (Louis Henderson)

Gil Omenn Art & Science Award ($1000)

Depositions (Luke Fowler)

Prix DeVarti for Funniest Film ($1000)

Seven Signs that Mean Silence (Sara Magenheimer)

The Song Remains The Same (Mark Toscano)

Colorlab / Niagara / ORWO Award for Best Cinematography ($1350 processing, $500 film stock)

Blue Loop July (Mike Gibisser)

A Symptom (Beb Balcom)

vindmøller (Margaret Rorison)

Kinetta Handcrafted Film Award ($1000 in film scanning and grading services)

Three Quarters (Kevin Jerome Everson)

PROCAM Best Regional Filmmaker Award
 ($750 in credit)

VV (Elizabeth Wodzinski)

The No Violence Award ($512)

Babash (Lisa Truttman & Behrouz Rae)

Tios Award for Best International Film ($500)

Old Jewish Cemetery (Sergei Loznitsa)

Peter Wilde Award for Most Technically Innovative Film ($500)

Brouillard - Passage #15 (Alexandre Larose)

Leon Speakers Award for Best Sound Design ($500)

Accent Grave on Ananas (film by Tamara Henderson, sound by Dan Riley)

George Manupelli Founders Spirit Award ($500)

Special Features (James N. Kienitz Wilkins)

The Eileen Maitland Award ($500)

Sister City (Dani Leventhal)

53rd AAFF Audience Award ($500)

Scrapbook (Mike Hoolboom)

\aut\FILM Award for Best LGBT Film ($300)

The Royal Road (Jenni Olson)

Overture/Wazoo Award for Best Music Video ($300)

Cirrus by Bonobo (Cyriak)

53rd AAFF Jury Awards ($1500)

War Prayer (Richard Wiebe)

Chapri (Kataryza Plazinska)

Peacock (Andrew Kim)

Port Noir (Laura Kraning)

Iron Ministry (J.P. Sniadecki)


LOCATION

 

230 Collingwood Dr #160b,

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

 

Ann Arbor Film Festival 

Registered 501(c)(3)

EIN: 38-2379836