Film Festival Award Winners

2018

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Finding Your Feet (UK), directed by Richard Loncraine
Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature 
Skid Row Marathon (US), directed by Mark Hayes
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film
Felicite (Senegal), directed by Alain Gomis
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actor in a Foreign Language Film
Nakhane Touré in The Wound (South Africa)
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress in a Foreign Language Film
Daniela Vega in A Fantastic Woman (Chile)
New Voices New Visions Award
The Charmer (Denmark), directed by Milad Alami
Honorable Mention for Exceptional Direction: Léa Mysius for Ava (France)
John Schlesinger Award
Brimstone and Glory (U.S./Mexico), directed by Viktor Jakovleski
Cine Latino Award
Killing Jesús (Colombia/Argentina), directed by Laura Mora
Honorable Mention: A Fantastic Woman (Chile), directed by Sebastián Lelio
HP Bridging the Borders Award
The Insult (Lebanon), directed by Ziad Doueiri

2017

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
When We Rise (U.S.), directed by Gus Van Sant
Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature 
Take Me Home Huey (U.S.), directed by Alicia Brauns and Christine Steele
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film
Toni Erdmann (Germany), directed by Maren Ade
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actor in a Foreign Language Film
Gael García Bernal in Neruda (Chile)
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress in a Foreign Language Film
Isabelle Huppert in Elle (France)
New Voices New Visions Award
Winner: White Sun (Nepal/U.S./Qatar/Netherlands), directed by Deepak Runiyar
Special Mentions: Kati Kati (Kenya/Germany), directed by Mbithi Masya, and Mellow Mud (Latvia), directed by Renārs Vimba
John Schlesinger Award
Winner: No Dress Code Required (Mexico), directed by Cristina Herrera Bórquez
Special Mention: Beauties of the Night (Mexico), directed by Maria José Cuevas  
Cine Latino Award
Winner: Neruda (Chile), directed by Pablo Larraín
Special Mention: Everything Else (Mexico), directed by Natalia Alamda
HP Bridging the Borders Award
Mercenary (France), directed by Sacha Wolff

2016

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Labyrinth of Lies (Germany), directed by Giulio Ricciarelli
Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature 
Everything is Copy (USA), directed by Jacob Bernstein and Nick Hooker  
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film
The Assassin (Taiwan), directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien  
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actor in a Foreign Language Film
Sigurður Sigurjónsson and Theodór Júlíussonfrom Rams (Iceland)
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress in a Foreign Language Film
Alena Mihulová from Home Care (Czech Republic)
New Voices New Visions Award
Winner: Death By Death (Belgium/France), directed by Xavier Seron
Special Mention: Thithi (India/US), directed by Raam Reddy   
John Schlesinger Award
The Birth of Saké (Japan), directed by Erik Shirai   
HP Bridging the Borders Award
Umrika (India), directed by Prashant Nair

2015

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Selma (U.S.), directed by Ava DuVernay
Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature 
Keep on Keepin' On (U.S.), directed by Alan Hicks
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film
Leviathan (Russia), directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev  
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actor in a Foreign Language Film
Haluk Bilginer in Winter Sleep (Turkey)  
FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress in a Foreign Language Film
Anne Dorval in Mommy (Canada)  
New Voices New Visions Award
No One's Child (Serbia), directed by Vuk Ršumovic  
John Schlesinger Award
Walking Under Water (Poland), directed by Eliza Kubarska   
Cine Latino Award
Flowers (Spain), directed by Jon Garaño and José Mari Goenaga  
HP Bridging the Borders Award
Corn Island (Georgia), directed by George Ovashvili

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