WAVES
WAVES directed by Trey Edward Shults; and starring Sterling K. Brown, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, and Alexa Demie

Key West Film Festival announced the winners of the 8th edition of the festival which ran November 20-24, 2019. Waves directed by Trey Edward Shults which closed the festival was voted winner of the Audience Award. After Parkland by Emily Taguchi & Jake Lefferman won for Best Documentary Feature, A Name Without A Place by Kenny Riches won for Best Florida Feature and Portrait of a Lady on Fire by Celine Sciamma won for Best LGBT Feature.

Other winners include Bacurau by Kleber Mendonca Filho and Juliano Dornelles won for Best Foreign Feature and Atlantics by Mati Diop won the Critics Award.

During the festival Boys Don’t Cry director Kimberly Peirce and actor Tom Skerritt receive the prestigious Golden Key Awards.

2019 Key West Film Festival Winners

WORLD Narrative Short & Documentary Short

Always Remember Me
Nell Teare

Underwater Senses
Leonardo Sergiani

WORLD STUDENT Narrative Short & Documentary Short

Where’s the Fire
Yonca Talu

Deaf Reach: Hope for Pakistan
John Quatroche

FLORIDA STUDENT Narrative Short & Documentary Short

Freewheel
Hollis Rosenkranz

In Human Kind
Juancho Rodriguez

FLORIDA Narrative Short & Documentary Short

The Things they Left Behind
Sara Werner

Phil & Grace | The World’s Oldest Scuba Diving Couple
Sonny DePasquale

FLORIDA SCREENPLAY Short & Feature

SHORT: Violette Hayes: A True Story
By Giancarlo Fusi

FEATURE: Hearts of Key West
By Billy Nahn and David Fleer

FOREIGN Feature

FEATURE: Bacurau
By Kleber Mendonca Filho & Juliano Dornelles

DOCUMENTARY Feature

FEATURE: After Parkland
By Emily Taguchi & Jake Lefferman

FLORIDA Feature

FEATURE: A Name Without A Place
By Kenny Riches

LGBT Feature

FEATURE: Portrait of a Lady on Fire
By Celine Sciamma

CRITICS AWARD

FEATURE: Atlantics
By Mati Diop

AUDIENCE AWARD

FEATURE: Waves
By Trey Edward Shults

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