Congratulations to the DCIFF 2022 Winners

Stupendous that we could all meet again to show, discuss and celebrate films and filmmaking. Thanks to the many filmmakers who joined us, to the strong audience attendance and engagement and to the energy and enthusiasm of our core staff and volunteers.

The Award Winners for the 2022 DCIFF Festival/Forum are:

Best of Fest: ADAM AND THE WATER directed by Matthew Appleby (USA/2022)

Best Feature Film: AMERICANISH directed by Iman Zawahry (USA/2021)

Best Documentary Feature: LIVING IN DELUSIONVILLE directed by Constant van Hoeven (USA/2022)

Best International Film: MY CHILDHOOD, MY COUNTRY directed by Phil Grabsky and Shoaib Sharifi (UK/2021/documentary)

Best Documentary Short: MY BROTHER IS DEAF directed by Peter Hoffman Kimball (USA/2021)

Best Narrative Short: NORMALIZED directed by Ziad Foty (USA/2022)

Best Animation (Short Form): ONE LAST DROP directed by Simon Schnellman (Switzerland/2021)

Best of Metro DC: THE HIT directed by Chris Halsne (USA/2022)