The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners List

2017 Film Festival

In a night chock-full of political commentary, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore took the top prize at Saturday’s Sundance Film Festival awards, while Tarik Saleh‘s The Nile Hilton Incident nabbed the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize in the dramatic categories.

On the documentary front, Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini‘s Dina won the U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize, while Feras Fayyad‘s Last Men in Aleppo scored the World Cinema prize, respectively.

Check out the full list of winners below:

Winner of the U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic – “I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore

The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary: “Dina

The World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary: “Last Men in Aleppo”

The World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic: “The Nile Hilton Incident”

The Audience Award: U.S. Documentary: Chasing Coral

The Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic: “Crown Heights

The Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary: Joe Piscatella, “Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower”

The Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic: Ernesto Contreras, “SUEÑO EN OTRO IDIOMA (I Dream in Another Language)”

The Audience Award: NEXT:  “Gook”

The Directing Award: U.S. Documentary: Peter Nix for “The Force

The Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic: Eliza Hittman for “Beach Rats

The Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary:  Pascale Lamache, “Winnie”

The Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic: Francis Lee, “God’s Own Country”

The Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic: “Ingrid Goes West

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking: “Step

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing: “Unrest

The U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Storytelling: “Strong Island

The U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award – The Orwell Award: “Icarus

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Best Cinematography: “Yellowbirds

A U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance: Chante Adams In “Roxanne Roxanne

A U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Director: Maggie Betts for “Novitiate

A World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Commanding Vision: “Motherland”

A World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award For Masterful Storytelling: “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World”

A World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography: “Machines”

A World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Screenwriting: Kristen Tan, “Pop Aye” (our review)

A World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematic Vision: Jun Gen, “Free and Easy”

A World Cinema Drama Special Jury Award for Cinematography: Manu Dacosse, “Axolotl Overkill”

Sundance Film Festival 2017

Macon Blair’s loony thriller, starring Melanie Lynskey and Elijah Wood, hits Netflix in late February. Here’s the synopsis info – When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves, alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

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