DCIFF 2020 Award Winners

All the exceptional films screened at DCIFF in Washington DC March 4-8th were in competition and it is with great pleasure that we congratulate the winners and wish both the creators and the films great success going forward.

Best High School Films

  • First Place: The Program (USA/2019/17 mins) directed by Autumn Morgan
  • Second Place: Happy Pill (USA/2019/7:18mins) directed by Wyatt Richards 
  • Third Place: Static (USA/2019/4:45mins) directed by Jackson Little.

Best Metro DC Film

  • The Imminent Expiration of Seth Dodson (USA/2019/11:36mins/fiction) directed by Alex Craig

Best Narrative Short (fiction)

  • Maradona’s Legs (Germany/2019/20mins) directed by Firas Khoury

Best Series Pilot/Episode

  • Good Genes (USA/2020/19mins) directed by Hannah Welever 

Best Documentary Short

  • Our Alexandria (USA/2019/17mins) directed by Robin Hamilton

Best Documentary Feature Film

  • Medicating Normal (USA/2019/76mins) directed by Lynn Cunningham and Wendy Ractliffe

Best Animated Short Film

  • Chapped (USA/2019/7.52 mins/stop-action animation) directed by Chelsea Rugg  

Best International Film

  • Sema (Speak Out) (Dem.Rep. of Congo/2019/45mins/feature) directed by Macherie Ekwa Bahango

Best Feature Film

  • Love Type D (UK/2019/95mins) directed by Sasha Collington

Best of Fest

  • Life In Synchro (USA/2020/53mins/documentary) directed by Angela Pinaglia