At this year’s 17th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival, Peter Miller and William Hechter’s documentary about blues singer and songwriter Doc Pomus, “A.K.A. Doc Pomus,” took home the Festival’s highest honor.
The festival ran from July 19th-28th and featured 33 full length and short films from around the world.
Grand Prize Winner:
“A.K.A Doc Pomus”- Directed by Peter Miller and William Hechter
Audience Choice Award:
“Wunderkinder”- Directed by Marcus O. Rosenmüller. Written by Stephen Glantz and Rolf Schübel from a story by Art Bernd
Jury Award Best Feature:
“Shuffle”- Written and directed by Kurt Kuenne
“Taped”- Written by Marnie Blok and Diederik Van Rooijen
Audience Choice Best Short:
“Bordando La Frontera”- A Film by by René Rhi
Jury Award Best Short:
“Shoot the Moon”- A Film by Alexander Gaeta
Festival Achievement Award for Outstanding Performance:
Philippe Torreton in “Guilty” (Dir. Vincent Garenq)
Watch trailer for “A.K.A. Doc Pomus” below: