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Soo Film Festival Announces 2021 Audience Awards

The 2021 Soo Film Festival took place September 15-19 at the historic Soo Theatre and Bayliss Public Library, a Superior District Library, in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Festival attendees are asked to choose their favorites by ballot. By audience acclaim, those films are:

Narrative Feature

Frozen Stupid 2: Open Water, directed by Rich Brauer

Foreign Narrative Feature

Moira, directed by Daniel Lovecchio

Documentary Feature (tie)

A Haunting in Hinsdale, directed by Mike Dotson

The Stories They Tell, directed by Danny Kim

Foreign Documentary Feature

Mr. Emancipation: The Walter Perry Story, directed by Preston Chase

Documentary Short

Open Water, directed by Kalli Anderson

STudent Documentary Short

The Silent Disease, directed by Kyla Milberger

Music Video

Margaux Vol.1, directed by Daniel Iglesias, Jr.

Foreign Music Video

Ga Setubal-Departure Song, directed by Deco Farkas

Student Music Video

Metalyn, directed by Jay London


Awkward, directed by Nata Metlukh

Foreign Animation

Painting By Numbers, directed by Radheya Jegatheva

Student Animation

Bart’s Revenge, directed by Gus Kearns

Narrative Short

Good News, directed by Osric Chau

Foreign Narrative Short

Julietit, directed by Alejandro de Vega and Álvaro Moriano

Student Narrative Short

Still, directed by Alison MacDonald

The next Soo Film Festival will happen in September 2022.

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