2017 Sundance Awards

sundance 2017The Sundance Film Festival wraps up with a final full-day of screenings tomorrow, Sunday, January 29, including encores of several of the winning films announced at the awards ceremony earlier tonight. w(n)td will resume regular posting starting Monday, but for now, a list of the awards follows:

The 2017 awards ceremony, hosted by TK, may be watched in full here. In addition to recapping awards announced in separate ceremonies earlier in the week – Shorts, Global Filmmaking, NHK, Sloan – the evening included the announcements of the winners of the US and World Cinema Documentary and Dramatic Competitions, plus the NEXT audience award:

US Documentary Awards:
dinaGrand Jury Prize:
DINA (pictured)
directed by Dan Sickles & Antonio Santini

 

 

 

Audience Award:
CHASING CORAL
directed by Jeff Orlowski

Directing Award:
THE FORCE
directed by Pete Nicks

Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking:
STEP
directed by Amanda Lipitz

Special Jury Award for Storytelling:
STRONG ISLAND
directed by Yance Ford

Special Jury Award for Editing:
UNREST
edited by Kim Roberts and Emiliano Battista

Special Jury Award for The Orwell Award:
ICARUS
directed by Bryan Fogel

World Cinema Documentary Awards:
last men in aleppoGrand Jury Prize:
LAST MEN IN ALEPPO (pictured)
directed by Feras Fayyad, co-directed by Steen Johannessen

 

 

 

Audience Award:
JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS SUPERPOWER
directed by Joe Piscatella

Directing Award:
WINNIE
directed by Pascale Lamche

Special Jury Award for Excellence in Cinematography:
MACHINES
shot by Rodrigo Trejo Villanueva

Special Jury Award for Commanding Vision:
MOTHERLAND
directed by Ramona Diaz

Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling:
RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD
directed by Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana

US Dramatic Awards:
17536-1-1100Grand Jury Prize:
I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE. (pictured)
directed by Macon Blair

 

 

 

Audience Award:
CROWN HEIGHTS
directed by Matt Ruskin

Directing Award:
BEACH RATS
directed by Eliza Hittman

Waldo Scott Screenwriting Award:
INGRID GOES WEST
written by Matt Spicer and David Branson Smith

Special Jury Award for Best Cinematography:
THE YELLOW BIRDS
shot by Daniel Landin

Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance:
ROXANNE ROXANNE
to actress Chanté Adams

Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Director:
NOVITIATE
directed by Maggie Betts

World Cinema Dramatic Awards:
17611-1-1100Grand Jury Prize:
THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT (pictured)
directed by Tarik Saleh

 

 

 

Audience Award:
SUEÑO EN OTRO IDIOMA (I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE)
directed by Ernesto Contreras

Directing Award:
GOD’S OWN COUNTRY
directed by Francis Lee

Special Jury Award for Cinematography:
AXOLOTL OVERKILL
shot by Manu Dacosse

Special Jury Award for Cinematic Vision:
FREE AND EASY
directed by Jun Geng

Special Jury Award for Screenwriter:
POP AYE
written by Kirsten Tan

NEXT Audience Award:
gookGOOK (pictured)
directed by Justin Chon

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