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Women Win Big at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Women Win Big at the Hamptons International Film Festival

The Hamptons International Film Festival wrapped up over the weekend and handed out their awards. 

Women directors and women centric films cleaned up the big prizes at the festival with the Judi Dench starrer Philomena taking the top prize of Audience Award for Narrative Feature and Jennifer Steinman’s Desert Runner for Documentary. 

Other winners, many of which we’ve recently interviewed, include Shana Betz, Irene Taylor Brodsky and Jehane Noujaim. Below is a list of all the women winners, go here for the complete list.

Audience Award Documentary

Desert Runners, Jennifer Steinman

Audience Award Best Short

One Last Hug (….and a Few Smooches) Three Days at Grief Camp, directed by Irene Taylor Brodsky

The Wall Street Journal GSA Narrative Feature Winner

Selfish Giant, directed by Clio Barnard

The Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice

THE SQUARE “Al Midan” by Jehane Noujaim

The Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award

Free Ride, directed by Shana Betz

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