After showcasing an impressive lineup of nearly 200 films, the audience attending the 31st Annual Virginia Film Festival voted Peter Farrelly’s Green Book winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, and National Geographic’s Free Solo won for Best Documentary Feature. Relaxer won the 2018 Programmer’s Awards for Best Narrative Feature, and América won for Best Documentary Feature.
The Virginia Film Festival also presented its first-ever Commonwealth Awards to honor their achievements of Virginia filmmakers. The inaugural Commonwealth Award winners were Fiddlin’, for Best Virginia Feature Film, and Werowocomoco, for Best Virginia Short Film.
2018 Virginia Film Festival Audience Awards
Narrative Feature: Green Book
Documentary Feature: Free Solo
Narrative Short: Are You Volleyball?!
Documentary Short: Unstuck: An OCD Kids Movie
2018 Virginia Film Festival Programmer’s Awards
Narrative Feature: Relaxer
Documentary Feature: América
Narrative Short: Lamb
Documentary Short: Like Dolls, I’ll Rise