Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice. Linda Ronstadt at her home in Malibu, January 1968. Moment captured by Henry Diltz.
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice. Linda Ronstadt at her home in Malibu, January 1968. Moment captured by Henry Diltz.

The 2019 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced the award winners with Official Secrets, directed by Gavin Hood voted winner of the HBO Audience Award / Best Narrative Feature, and Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice, by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman winning the HBO Audience Award / Best Documentary Feature.

SWALLOW, directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis
SWALLOW, directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis

Other awards include the John Schlesinger Award for Narrative Feature, presented to a first-time feature filmmaker went to Swallow, directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis; and the John Schlesinger Award for Documentary Feature, presented to a first-time feature filmmaker went to Gay Chorus Deep South, directed by David Charles Rodrigues.

John Cameron Mitchell was presented with the 2019 Filmmaker on the Edge Award in conversation with filmmaker John Waters; Judith Light received the Excellence in Acting Award in conversation with film and theater critic David Rooney (The Hollywood Reporter); and Jillian Bell received the Next Wave Award in conversation with Vanity Fair’s chief critic Richard Lawson. 

Provincetown International Film Festival 2019 Winners

OFFICIAL SECRETS directed by Gavin Hood
OFFICIAL SECRETS directed by Gavin Hood

HBO Audience Award / Best Narrative Feature: OFFICIAL SECRETS, directed by Gavin Hood

HBO Audience Award / Best Documentary Feature: LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE, by Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman

The John Schlesinger Award for Narrative Feature, presented to a first-time feature filmmaker: SWALLOW, directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis

The John Schlesinger Award for Documentary Feature, presented to a first-time feature filmmaker: GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH, directed by David Charles Rodrigues

Trailer: GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH, directed by David Charles Rodrigues

HBO Documentary Short Film: CATHERINE OPIE B. 1961, directed by Sini Anderson

Here Media Best Queer Short Film: LAVENDER, directed by Matthew Puccini

Best Narrative Short Film: LOCKDOWN, directed by Celine Held and Logan George 

Best Animated Short Film: UNDER COVERS, directed by Michaela Olsen

Best New England Short Film: THE BLACK MAMBAS, directed by Bruce Donnelly

Best Student Short Film: FRAN THIS SUMMER, directed by Mary Evangelista 

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