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GLORY, directed by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov won the Award for Best Narrative Feature, and THE EAGLE HUNTRESS, directed by Otto Bell, received the Award for Best Documentary Feature at the Hamptons International Film Festival. THE SILENCE, directed by Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi, and IRREGULARS, directed by Fabio Palmieri, received the Award for Best Narrative Short Film and for Best Documentary Short Film, respectively.

DIVINES, directed by Houda Benyamina, received an Honorable Mention for Narrative Feature, and THOSE WHO JUMP, directed by Estephan Wagner, Moritz Siebert & Abou Bakar Sidibé, received an Honorable Mention for Documentary Feature.

The Tangerine Entertainment Juice Fund Award was awarded to WAKEFIELD, directed by Robin Swicord. This award honors an outstanding female narrative filmmaker.

BLACK SWELL, directed by Jake Honig, was awarded the Suffolk County Next Exposure Grant. This program supports the completion of high quality, original, director-driven, low-budget independent films from both emerging and established filmmakers who have completed 50% of principal photography within Suffolk County. The film was awarded a $3,000 grant.

DISTURBING THE PEACE, directed by Stephen Apkon & Andrew Young, was awarded the 2016 Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for a Film of Conflict and Resolution.

UNLOCKING THE CAGE, directed by Chris Hegedus & D.A. Pennebaker, was awarded the Zelda Penzel Giving Voice to the Voiceless Award. This award is presented to a film that raises public awareness about contemporary social issues, including the moral and ethical treatment and the rights of animals as well as environmental protection.

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 WINNERS:

The HIFF Award Winner for Best Narrative Feature presented by the Wall Street Journal
GLORY “Slava,” directed by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov

Honorable Mention for Narrative Feature presented by the Wall Street Journal
DIVINES, directed by Houda Benyamina

HIFF Award Winner for Best Documentary Feature sponsored by ID Films
THE EAGLE HUNTRESS, directed by Otto Bell

Honorable Mention for Documentary Feature sponsored by ID Films
THOSE WHO JUMP, directed by Estephan Wagner, Moritz Siebert & Abou Bakar Sidibé

The HIFF Award Winner for Best Narrative Short Film presented by the Wall Street
Journal
THE SILENCE “Il Silenzio,” directed by Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi

HIFF Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Film presented by ID Films
IRREGULARS, directed by Fabio Palmieri

Tangerine Entertainment Juice Fund Award
WAKEFIELD, directed by Robin Swicord

Suffolk County Film Commission Next Exposure Grant
BLACK SWELL, directed by Jake Honig

The 2016 Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for a Film of Conflict and Resolution
DISTURBING THE PEACE, directed by Stephen Apkon & Andrew Young

The Zelda Penzel “Giving Voice to the Voiceless” Award: Dedicated to Those Who Suffer in Silence
UNLOCKING THE CAGE, directed by Chris Hegedus & D.A. Pennebaker

Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice
LOVING, written/directed by Jeff Nichols

Variety’s Creative Impact in Acting Award
Aaron Eckhart, BLEED FOR THIS and SULLY

HIFF Career Achievement Award
Edward Norton, BUNKER77 (executive producer), BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE), COLLATERAL BEAUTY

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