2021 Volunteer of the Year: Amanda Veach-Cook

 

Recipient of the Black Lens Filmmaker Grant sponsored by the Law Firm of Stacey A. Davis: Somica Spratley

 

Sidewrite Awards:

Best Alabama Screenplay: “Perfect By Christmas” by Kimberly Soliman

Best Short Screenplay: “El Vals” by Alycya Magaña

Best Feature Screenplay: “Boundaries” by Asad Farooqui and “Our Brilliant Leaders by Brandon Garner

 

ReelSouth Short Film Award:

Florida Woman” dir. Catie Skipp

 

Best Family Film

The Shocklosers Survive Camp Analog dir. Lee Fanning

 

Best Student Film

In the Weeds” dir. Nick Milczarczyk

 

Best SHOUT Feature

LFG dir. Sean Fine & Andrea Nix

 

Best SHOUT Short

No Man’s Land” dir. Anna Andersen & Gabriella Canal

 

Best Black Lens Feature

The Passing On dir. Nathan Clarke

 

Best Black Lens Short

“Graffica!” dir. Yogi Dada

 

Best Life + Liberty Film

North By Current dir. Angelo Madsen Minax

 

Alan Hunter Best Alabama Film

Socks on Fire dir. Bo McGuire

 

Best Documentary Short

Golden Age Karate” dir. Sindha Agha

 

Best Narrative Short

Burros” dir. Jefferson Stein

 

Best Animated Short

“Clarence of Tomorrow” dir. Shawn Spear

 

Kathryn Tucker Windham Storyteller Award

Leylak” dir. Scott Aharoni & Dennis Latos

 

Best Documentary Feature

The Kids dir. Eddie Martin

 

Jambor-Franklin Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature

The Novice dir. Lauren Hadaway

 

 

Spirit of Sidewalk Award

Dorothy Oliver, “The Panola Project”

 

Audience Choice Awards

Best SHOUT Film: Building a Bridge dir. Evan Mascagni & Shannon Post

Best Black Lens Film: Accepted dir. Dan Chen

Best Alabama Film: “The Panola Project” dir. Rachael DeCruz & Jeremy S. Levine

Best Documentary Short: Not Worth Killing” dir. Eric M. Ivey

Best Narrative Short: Forgive Us” dir. D.W. Hodges

Best Documentary Feature: The Neutral Ground dir. CJ Hunt

Best Narrative Feature: Catch the Fair One dir. Josef Kubota Wladyka

 

Sidewalk Programmers Short Film Award

“Taffy” dir. Jon Crawford

 

Sidewalk Programmers’ Feature Film Award

Television Event dir. Jeff Daniels

 

 

 

August 22-28, 2022

Sidewalk Film Festival

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