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  • Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Sept 12-16, 2018

Soo Film Festival Announces 2018 Audience Awards

The 2018 Soo Film Festival took place September 12-16 at the historic Soo Theatre and Bayliss Public Library in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Festival attendees are asked to choose their favorites by ballot. By audience acclaim, the winning films are:

Best Narrative Feature

Nosferatu Re-Animated, directed by Fran Blackwood

Best Narrative Short

Room Tone, directed by Morgan Cooper

Best Documentary Feature

Intelligent Trees, directed by Julia Dordel, Guido Tölke

Best Documentary Short

Standing Rock Take Me from the River, directed by Denny Rauen

Best Animation

The Old Woman and the Sea, directed by Wolfgang Purkhauser, Paul Vollet, and Franziska Trast

Best Music Video

Le Corps du Délit - “Step by Step, ” directed by Simon Lehembre

Best Student Narrative

Party People, directed by Cristina García Zarzosa (University Camilo José Cela, Madrid, Spain)

Best Student Animation

Butterflies, directed by Abby Boyce (Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, US)

Best Student Music Video

Oblivion - “See the Sun,” directed by Rachel Goodman (Troy Athens High School, Troy, MI, US)

Best Foreign Narrative Feature

Octav, directed by Serge Ioan Celebidachi (Romania)

Best Foreign Documentary Feature

Intelligent Trees, directed by Julia Dordel, Guido Tölke (Germany)

Best Foreign Narrative Short

A Cup of Happiness, directed by Mehmet Basak (Turkey)

The next Soo Film Festival will take place September 2019.

Soo Film Festival, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and host film and allied arts festivals in the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Soo Film Festival, Inc. seeks to showcase the work of independent and emerging filmmakers, especially from the Great Lakes of North America. Our Mission: Great Lakes, Great Movies!

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