50th Ann Arbor Film Festival Awards

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AAFF logoThe 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival is proud to announce this year's award winning films as chosen the jury: Michael Robinson, Kathy Geritz and Peter Rose.

Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival: Lack of Evidence (Manque de Preuves) by Hayoun Kwon

The Stan Brakhage Film at Wit's End Award: Voluptuous Sleep by Betzy Bromberg

Lawrence Kasdan Award for Best Narrative Film: Palaces of Pity by Daniel Schmidt & Gabriel Abrantes

Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film: Guañape Sur by János Richter

Award for Best International Film: Untitled by Neil Beloufa

Peter Wilde Award for Most Technically Innovative Film: Vexed by Telcosystems

FILM Award for Best LGBT Film: The Evil Eyes by Bobby Abate

Award for Best Sound Design: Remote by Jesse McLean

Kodak/Colorlab Award for Best Cinematography: Undergrowth by Robert Todd and  Within by Robert Todd

The No Violence Award: If the War Continues by Jonathan Schwartz

Gus Van Sant Award for Best Experimental Film: Sounding Glass by Sylvia Schedelbauer

Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film: It's such a beautiful day by Don Hertzfeldt and Traces by Scott Stark

The Barbara Aronofsky Latham Award for Emerging Experimental Video Artist: Ceibas: The Epilogue - The Well of Representation by Evan Meaney

Prix DeVarti for Funniest Film: Walt Disney's 'Taxi Driver' by Bryan Boyce, Shadow Cuts by Martin Arnold and Pluto Declaration by Travis Wilkerson

Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker: The Strawberry Tree by Simone Rapisarda Casanova

George Manupelli Founder's Spirit Award: By Foot-Candle Light by Mary Helena Clark

Art & Science Award: 20Hz by Semiconductor

The Eileen Maitland Award: Irma by Charles Fairbanks

Award for Best Music Video: Go Outside by Cults by Isaiah Seret

Jury awards:

- As Above, So Below by Sarah J. Christman
- Tin Pressed by Dani Leventhal
- Curious Light by Charlotte Pryce
- Landfill 16 by Jennifer Reeves
- August Song by Jodie Mack, Emily Kuehn
- A Lax Riddle Unit by Laida Lertxundi
- Quest (Cautare) by Ionut Piturescu
- The House (Das Haus) by David Buob
- Envelop by Julianna Barwick by Cam Archer

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