The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is pleased and honored to announce the Award winners presented on October 11  at the Film Festival Awards ceremony.
Best Student Film
Nasza Klatwa (Our Curse)
Directed by Tomasz Sliwinski

Best Short Film
The Curse and The Symphony
Directed by David Schulte

Honorable Mention: Todd Who?
Directed by Gavin Bond and Ian Abercromby

Best Environmental Film
Urban Fruit
Directed by: Roman Zenz

Best Cinematography
Walking in Two Worlds
Directed by Bo Boudart

Emerging Filmmaker Award
Poverty Inc. 
Directed by Michael Matheson Miller

Honorable Mention: Greasepaint
Directed by Daniel Espeut

Best Feature Film
Before the Revolution
Directed by Dan Shadur

Best Social Awareness Film
In the Shadow of the Sun
Directed by Harry Freeland

Best Local Film
A Whole Lott More
Directed by Victor Buhler

Best Human Spirit Film
Raising Matty Christian
Directed by Christian Derezendes

Honorable Mention: Project Shattered Silence
Directed by Colleen Hamilton 

…. David Ponce Award for Best of the Festival

Directed by: Melissa Donovan

Check out encore performances of some of the award winning films on Sunday, Oct. 12th,  Best of the Fest!

Tickets are AVAILABLE at the door!

Best of the Fest Screening Schedule:
Sunday, October 12th, 12:00 pm- Chagrin Valley Little Theatre
The Curse and the Symphony – Best Short Winner
(Screens with What’s a Checker? and Dizzy Fingers)

Sunday, October 12th, 1:45 pm – Chagrin Valley Little Theatre
Pit Trading 101 – Committee Choice

Raising Matty Christian - Human Spirit Winner 

Sunday, October 12th, 3:00 pm – South Franklin Circle
Before the Revolution – Best Feature Winner
(Screens with Do you believe in Love?)

Sunday, October 12th, 4:00 pm – Federated Church
Zemene – Ponce Award for Best of the Fest
(Screens with The Lost Sparrows of Roodepoort)

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival is dedicated to educating audiences and empowering talented filmmakers to tell their stories.  The Festival is a five day celebration of the art of documentary film, at venues in and around the century village of Chagrin Falls Ohio. This inspiring event draws audiences from all over Northeast Ohio, the US and the world to experience documentary films and the compelling art and culture they highlight.



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