The 5th Annual Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (MLFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners with the top jury awards going to A Great Lamp for Best North American Narrative Feature, and to Best 17 Blocks for North American Documentary Feature. The Jury Award for Best International Narrative Feature went to Cat Sticks, and to Clean Hands for Best International Documentary Feature.
Each of the festival winners received an Orson the Bear Award, handcrafted by Josh Slater of Bear in Mind Carvings located in Mammoth Lakes.
“Our fifth festival was nothing short of spectacular,” said Festival Director Shira Dubrovner. “We are thrilled to have been able to host over 100 attending filmmakers and showcase their fabulous and thought-provoking films to our audiences.”
2019 Mammoth Lakes Film Festival Juried and Audience Awards
Jury Award for Best North American Narrative Feature
A Great Lamp.
Special Mention goes to actor Max Wilde for his performance and animation in A Great Lamp.
Jury Award for Best International Narrative Feature
Special Mention goes to No Exit.
Jury Award for Best North American Documentary Feature
Jury Award for Best International Documentary Feature
Special Mention goes to Juan.
Jury Award for Best Narrative Short
Special Mention for strong editing, cinematography and acting goes to Enough Is Enough.
Special Mention for choreographed storytelling goes to Diva & Astro.
Jury Award for Best Documentary Short
Jury Award for Best Animation Short
Special Jury Award for Bravery
Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature