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  • Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Sept 12-17, 2017

2017 Audience Choice Awards: The Votes Are In!

Announcing the 2017 Official Selections!


They came, they saw, they voted!

We are pleased to announce the Audience Choice Awards for the 2017 Soo Film Festival.

By audience acclaim, the winning films are:

Best Narrative Feature

As You Like It, directed by Carlyle Stewart

Best Narrative Short (tie)

Anna, directed by Natalie Dale, and
Safety Net, directed by Andrew E. Rudd

Best Documentary Feature

INAATE/SE/ [it shines a certain way. to a certain place/it flies. falls./], directed by Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil

Best Documentary Short

The Stories We Share, directed by Kaitlin Lenhard

Best Animation

Horse Dad, directed by Anna Hudzik

Best Music Video

Sarah Lenore - If We Try, directed by Patrick Moug

Best Student Narrative

Eat Me, directed by Thomas Butcher (Oakland University)

Best Student Documentary

Planet Campus, directed by Trevor Tarantowski (Spring Arbor University)

Best Student Animation

Horse Dad, directed by Anna Hudzik (Ringling College of Art and Design)

Best Student Music Video

Blood and Wine - Monster's Ball, directed by Claire Davis and Eleri Watkins (Troy Athens High School)

Best Foreign Narrative (tie)

40th Anniversary, directed by J. Enrique Sánchez (Spain), and
Georgia & the Time Machine, directed by Daniel Utrilla Cerezo (Spain)

Best Foreign Music Video

Jon Kenzie - Can You Decide, directed by Lu Pulici (Italy)

Congratulations to all the winners!

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