SHORTS PROGRAM AWARDS WINNERS

Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction - Documentary Shorts Program Bacon & God’s Wrath
A 90-year-old Jewish woman reflects on her life experiences as she prepares to try bacon for the first time.

Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction - Midnight Shorts ProgramThe Procedure
A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.

Short Film Special Jury Award for Best Direction - Shorts Program 4Peacock
A twisted queer romance set in picturesque 19th-century Bohemia tells the true story of the birth of one of the nation's most influential writers, with suspense, laughter, violence, hope, nudity, sex, and a happy ending
mostly a happy ending.

Short Film Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance was presented to: Grace Glowicki - Shorts Program 3 Her Friend Adam
A boyfriend's jealous impulse spirals out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction - Shorts Program 1 Maman(s)
Life is disrupted for eight-year-old Aida when her father returns with a young Senegalese woman, Rama, whom he introduces as his second wife. Sensitive to her mother's distress, Aida decides to get rid of the new visitor.

Short Film Jury Award: Animation - Shorts Program 4Edmond
Edmond's impulse to love and be close to others is strong
maybe too strong. As he stands by a lake contemplating his options, he reflects on his defining moments in search of the origin of his desires.

Short Film Grand Jury Prize - Shorts Program 5 Thunder Road
Officer Arnaud loved his mom.

SECTION Award Winners

RUN TIME 100 min