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Woodstock Film Festival Maverick Award Winners Announced

Woodstock Film Festival Maverick Award Winners Announced


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The Maverick Awards Ceremony was held on Sunday, October 4, marking the end of the 16th Woodstock Film Festival. The festival is held each year in and around Kingston, NY and hosts panels, concerts, events, parties and screenings of independent films. The festival gave awards to films across a broad range of categories, including a Best Feature winner in the narrative and documentary categories. The award winners are as follows:

Best Feature Documentary 
INCORRUPTIBLE, directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Best Animation 
THE FIVE MINUTE MUSUEM, directed by Paul Bush
Best Short Narrative 
STANHOPE, directed by Solvan “Slick” Naim
Best Student Short Film
AGAINST NIGHT, directed by Stefan Kubicki
Best Short Documentary
ALL ABOUT AMY, directed by Samuel Centore
The Haskell Wexler Award for Best Cinematography 
BOB AND THE TREES, directed by Diego Ongaro, with cinematography by Chris Teague and Danny Vecchione
James Lyons Award for Best Editing for a Narrative Feature
OLIVER’S DEAL, directed by Barney Elliott and edited by J.L. Romeu & Roberto Benavides
James Lyons Award for Best Editing for a Documentary Feature 
THE BABUSHKAS OF CHERNOBYL, directed by Holly Morris and edited by Michael Taylor, Richard Howard, and Mary Manhardt
Ultra Indie Award
LAMB, directed by Ross Partridge
Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award for Best Female Feature Director
Linda-Maria Birbeck, director of THERE SHOULD BE RULES
Carpe Diem Award for Best Film
WAFFLE STREET, directed by Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms
World Cinema Award
MEET ME IN VENICE, directed by Eddy Terstall
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Roberta Petzold (“Meet Me in Venice”)
Fiercely Independent Award  
Honorary Maverick Award

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