The Winners List: 6th Annual Queens World Film Festival

The Queens World Film Festival closing day was held at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria.

Coming straight to the point, here’s the list of winning films:

• Best Animation — “Lima,” by Afshin Roshanbakht and Vahid Jafari

• Best Family Friendly — “Mr. Ready,” by John Galvin

• Best LGBTQ — “Life’s a Drag,” by Robin Royce Queree

• Best Actress in a Short — Marisa Vitali, “Grace”

• Best Actress in a Feature — Sareh Bayat, “Oblivion Season”

• Best Actor in a Short — Calvin Smith, “Better Man”

• Best Actor in a Feature — Timothy Neil Williams, “Read Me”

• Best Ensemble — “Ride or Die”

• Best Comedy Short — “RSVP,” Nicholas Billon

• Best Comedy Feature — “Dirty Beautiful,” Tim Bartell

• Best Cinematography Short — “City of Dreams,” Yana Karin

• Best Cinematography Feature — “Dying Candle,” Rabin Acharya

• Best Cinematography Documentary — “God Knows Where I Am,” Gerardo Puglia

• Best Director Documentary Short — “With Love,” Christopher Ludgate

• Best Director Documentary Feature — “God Knows Where I Am,” Todd and Jedd Wider

• Best Documentary Short — “In the Hollow,” Austin Bunn

• Best Documentary Feature — “Marzia, My Friend,” Kirsi Mattila

• Best Director Short — “Queen Kong,” Monica Lisa Stambrini

• Best Director Feature — “She Sings to the Stars,” Jennifer Corcoran

• Best Short — “A Warm Spell,” Toshimichi Saito

• Best Feature — “H.O.M.E.” Daniel Maldonado

• Special Prize for Motion Graphics — “Hoppla!”

• Special Prize of First Feature — “Nothing Serious”

• Special Prize for Social Impact in a Documentary — “Julio of Jackson Heights”

• Special Jury Prize — “Oblivion Season”

• Audience Award Documentary — “Saving Jamaica Bay”

• Audience Award Feature — “Pop Meets the Void”

• Founders Choice for Short — “Alles Wird Gut, (Everything Will Be Okay)”

• Founders Choice Feature — “She Sings to the Stars”

• Best of the Fest — “Pop Meets the Void”

Courtesy: Timesledger

One thought on “The Winners List: 6th Annual Queens World Film Festival

  1. To get right to the point: THANK YOU!!!! for supporting indie films, indie filmmakers, indie film lovers and all of the Volunteer Festival Associates, Venue Managers, Projectionists, Venues, Partners and Sponsors who worked so hard to make this a festival that we can al be proud of. Thank you.

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