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Ashland Independent Film Festival Announces 2018 Award Winners

20 films made it into the program this year, and 15 of them are receiving the added recognition of a jury or audience award.

Posted: Apr 16, 2018 4:56 PM
Updated: Apr 16, 2018 5:19 PM

The Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF) announced the highly anticipated juried and audience award-winning films for work screened at the 17th annual festival. 

The complete list of award-winning films follows:


JURIED AWARDS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
América
Special Jury Recognition: Mr. Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE EDITING
Minding the Gap
Special Jury Recognition: Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
Fort Maria
Special Jury Recognition: Wild Honey

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE CINEMATOGRAPHY
Fort Maria
Special Jury Recognition: The Last Hot Lick

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Commodity City
Special Jury Recognition: The Last Honey Hunter

BEST NARRATIVE SHORT
So Much Yellow
Special Jury Recognition: Game

AUDIENCE AWARDS

Varsity Audience Award: Narrative Feature: For Izzy

Rogue Creamery Audience Award: Feature Length Documentary: Liyana and Skid Row Marathon (TIE)

Jim Teece Audience Award: Narrative Short: Game

Audience Award: Documentary Short: Little Potato

SPECIAL TRIBUTES

Rogue Awards: Chris Cooper and Lynn Shelton

Pride Award: Zackary Drucker

Indie Institutions: Milestone Films and International Documentary Association

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