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‘Room,’ ‘Driving While Black’ Among New Orleans Film Festival Audience Award Winners

'Room,' 'Driving While Black' Among New Orleans Film Festival Audience Award Winners

The New Orleans Film Festival concluded on October 22 and has just announced the winners of its 2015 Audience Award winners. Audiences selected 10 winners from a selection of more than 190 films, including 68 feature-length and 124 short films.
The NOFF Audience Awards represent the people’s choice favorites at this year’s festival. Here are the winners of the 10 categories.
Audience Award: Spotlight Film:
Room,” dir. Lenny Abrahamson
Audience Award: Narrative Feature
“Driving While Black,” dir. Paul Sapiano
Audience Award: Documentary Feature
“Harry & Snowman,” dir. Ron Davis
Audience Award: Louisiana Feature
Prize: $5,000 equipment rental package from Hollywood Rentals
“Delta Justice: The Isleños Trappers War, dir. David DuBos
Audience Award: Narrative Short
“Actresses,” dir. Jeremy Hersh
Audience Award: Documentary Short
“Boxeadora,” dir. Meg Smaker
Audience Award: Louisiana Short
Prize: $10,000 post-production package from Digital FX
“The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium,” dir. Lindsey Phillips
Audience Award: Experimental Short
“shegetsey betsey,” dir. Betsey Brown
Audience Award: Animated Short
“We Can’t Live Without Cosmos,” dir. Konstantin Bronzit
Audience Award: Music Video
“Connection” by Jambinai, dir. Hyunjeong Shin
For more information on the New Orleans Film Festival, head here.

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