The King of New Orleans directed by Allen Frederic

The 5th Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) held from November 11 to 15, 2015, announced this year’s juried and audience award winners. The Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature went to The King of New Orleans directed by Allen Frederic, and the Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature went to Romeo is Bleeding directed by Jason Zeldes.

The Audience Award for Favorite Narrative Feature went to Friends and Romans directed by Christopher Kublan, and the Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Feature went to Landfillharmonic directed by Graham Townsley and Brad Allgood.

THE FULL LIST OF JURIED AWARDS IS BELOW:
Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature – The King of New Orleans.

Jury Award for Best Screenplay – Tumbledown.
Jury Award for Best Ensemble Cast – Jane Wants a Boyfriend.
Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature – Romeo is Bleeding.

Jury Award for Best Narrative Short – It’s Perfect Here. Honorable Mention – Birthday.
Jury Award for Best Documentary Short – Elder. Honorable Mentions – Code Oakland, Une Passion d’or et de feu (A Passion of Gold and Fire), and Riding the Highline.
Jury Award for Best Lounge Feature – Night Owls.
Jury Award for Best Lounge Short – A Man Wakes Up.
Honorable Mention – CI: A Tedd Talkumentary.
Special Jury Award – Courage in Documentary Feature Filmmaking – Life Under Siege: Exploring Gaza’s Secret Tunnels.
Special Jury Award – Authenticity in Narrative Feature Story-Telling – Life in Color.
Special Jury Award – Acting in a Lounge Feature Film goes to sisters Aly Michalka and AJ Michalka for their work in the film Weepah Way For Now.

A FULL LIST OF AUDIENCE AWARDS IS BELOW:
Audience Award for Favorite Actor – David Jensen for his work in the film The King of New Orleans.
Audience Award for Favorite Actress – Louisa Krause for her work in the film Jane Wants a Boyfriend.
Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Feature – Landfillharmonic.

Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Short – Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball.
Audience Award for Favorite Narrative Feature – Friends and Romans.

Audience Award for Favorite Narrative Short – Sin Frontera.
The Runner-Ups for Narrative Shorts – Playdate and Birthday.
Audience Award for Favorite Short Feature – Sketch.

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