A Great Lamp directed by Saad Qureshi
A Great Lamp directed by Saad Qureshi

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.

The festival attendees voted No Exit winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, and to Juan for Best 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.

A Great Lamp Trailer

Special Mention goes to actor Max Wilde for his performance and animation in A Great Lamp.

Jury Award for Best International Narrative Feature
Cat Sticks.

Cat Sticks Trailer

Special Mention goes to No Exit.

Jury Award for Best North American Documentary Feature
17 Blocks.

Jury Award for Best International Documentary Feature
Clean Hands.

Clean Hands Trailer

Special Mention goes to Juan.

Jury Award for Best Narrative Short
Molly’s Single.

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
The Clinic.

Jury Award for Best Animation Short
Dani.

Special Jury Award for Bravery
Midnight Family.

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
No Exit.

Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature
Juan.

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