Skid Row Marathon
Skid Row Marathon

The 7th Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners at the Uptown Theatre in Napa on Saturday, November 11, 2017.   The Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature went to Stuck, and Skid Row Marathon snagged both the Jury and Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature .

“We applaud our award winners and thank all of this year’s filmmakers for sharing their beautiful stories with us,” said Festival Co-Founder and Artistic Director Marc Lhormer. “It has been a tough road getting to this year’s festival, but what a perfect way to celebrate great storytelling in all its forms and to showcase the strength and resilience of our Napa Valley community.”

2017 Napa Valley Film Festival Juried Awards

Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature: Stuck.

Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature: Skid Row Marathon.

Jury Award for Best Screenplay: The House of Tomorrow.

Jury Award for Best Ensemble CastThe Boy Downstairs.

Jury Award for Best Narrative ShortThe Dam.

Jury Award for Best Documentary ShortThe Tables.

Jury Award for Best Lounge FeatureQuest.

Jury Award for Best Lounge ShortThe Arrival.

Special Jury Award – For Depth and Grace in Documentary Filmmaking: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin.

Special Jury Award – Best Breakout Performance in a Lounge Feature Film: Mackenzie Davis for her work in the film Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town.

2017 Napa Valley Film Festival Audience Awards

Audience Award for Favorite Actor: Gregory Kasyan for his work in the film Quest.

Audience Award for Favorite Actress: Olivia Holt for her work in the film Class Rank.

Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Feature: Skid Row Marathon.
Honorable Mention goes to 40 years in the Making: The Magic Music Movie

Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Short: Make It Work: The Idea.

Audience Award for Favorite Narrative FeatureQuest.
Honorable Mention goes to Stuck.

Audience Award for Favorite Narrative Short: The Final Show
Honorable Mentions go to Life Boat and Brothers.

Audience Award for Favorite Short FeatureTaming Wild: A Girl and a Mustang.

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