Click HERE to get a PDF copy of the 2017 Inwood Film Festival Program.
The 2017 Inwood Film Festival presented the following six awards for excellence in filmmaking. These films were cited for achievement by an award selection committee consisting of Hanna Hartowicz, Samuel D. Hunter, Robert Joyce, and Darren Lemke:
Short Shorts Award
LEAVES directed by Whit K. Lee
Long Shorts Award
The Tunnel directed by Dylan Tuccillo
Feature Film Award
Forbidden Cuba directed by Art Jones
Student Film Award
The Beekeeper’s Keeper co-directed by Megan Rossman and Samantha Farinella.
Documentary Filmmaking Award
Hunting in Wartime directed by Samantha Farinella
Spirt of Inwood Award
Buhoneros (Street Vendors) directed by Carla Franchesca
The awards were presented by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa in a special award ceremony at the Campbell Sports Center on Saturday, March 18 at 9:30pm.