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2021 Arizona International Film Festival

Best of Category

Festival Grand Prize
MARGHE AND HER MOTHER
Mohsen Makhmalbaf, United Kingdom, 2020

Best Dramatic Feature
SHE’S IN PORTLAND
Marc Carlini, USA, 2019

Best Indie Film
DUSTWUN
Genevieve Anderson, USA, 2020

Best Foreign Feature
TOPRAK
Sevgi Hirschhäuser, Turkey, 2020

Best Documentary
STALKING CHERNOBYL
Exploration After Apocalypse
Iara Lee, Ukraine/USA/Bulgaria/Slovakia, 2020

Best Music Documentary
AFTER SO MANY DAYS
Jim Hanft & Samantha Yonack, USA, 2020

Best First Feature
JUMP THE FENCE
Molly Elizabeth Parker, USA, 2020

Best Short Feature
ONDINE
Tomasz Sliwinski, Poland, 2019

Best Short Documentary
CHARLIE’S LOT
Thomas Carroll, USA, 2020

Best Dramatic Short
GENERATION LOCKDOWN
Sirad Balducci, USA, 2019

Best Foreign Short
ANNA
Dekel Berenson, United Kingdom, 2019

Best Comedy Short
MONEYBAG HEAD
Patrick O’Brien, USA, 2020

Best Experimental Short
TIDES
Andre Silva, USA, 2020

Best Animation Short
DAUGHTER
Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic, 2019

Best of Arizona
SOLEDAD
Lisa Molomot, USA, 2019

Best of IndieYouth
DIAMOND GAME
Nolan Hieu Trifunovic, USA, 2020

SPECIAL JURY AWARDS

Special Jury Award for Bridging Cultures
WHORES ON FILM
Juliana Piccillo, USA, 2019

Special Jury Award for Historical Filmmaking
LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE
Gavin Guerra, USA, 2019

Special Jury Award for Best Performance to
TAWNY CYPRESS in INEZ & DOUG & KIRA

Special Jury Award for Outstanding Cinematography
DEVIN WHETSTONE for SHE’S IN PORTLAND

Special Jury Award for Creative Storytelling
WOMAN OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS
Takeshi Kushida, Japan, 2020

Special Jury Award for Animation
IF ANYTHING HAPPENS I LOVE YOU
Will McCormack & Michael Govier, USA, 2020

JURY AWARDS
for Creative Achievement

A HANDFUL OF DATES (Sudan, 2019) 
Drama

KITE (China, 2020)
Animation

MY DINNER WITH WERNER (USA, 2019)
Comedy