The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) has announced its 2017 award winners at an East Hampton ceremony on the last day of the 25th annual edition of the fest.

HIFF named “Under the Tree,” a Icelandic dramedy about suburban warfare directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, Best Narrative Feature. Gustavo Salmerón’s portrait of his family, “Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle,” was named Best Documentary Feature.

Director Reed Van Dyk’s “DeKalb Elementary” received the award for Best Narrative Short Film, while Laura Checkoway’s “Edith+Eddie” won the award for Best Documentary Short Film.


The HIFF Award Winner for Best Narrative Feature: Under the Tree,” directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson

HIFF Award Winner for Best Documentary Feature sponsored by ID Films: “Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle,” directed by Gustavo Salmerón

The HIFF Award Winner for Best Narrative Short Film: “DeKalb Elementary,” directed by Reed Van Dyk

The HIFF Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Film sponsored by ID Films: “Edith+Eddie,” directed by Laura Checkoway

Honorable Mention for Best Documentary Short Film sponsored by ID Films: “Commodity City,” directed by Jessica Kingdon

Tangerine Entertainment Juice Fund Award: “Novitiate,” directed by Maggie Betts

Suffolk County Film Commission Next Exposure Grant: “Wanderland,” directed by Josh Klausner

The 2017 Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for a Film of Conflict and Resolution: “Hondros,” directed by Greg Campbell

The Zelda Penzel “Giving Voice to the Voiceless” Award: Dedicated to Those Who Suffer in Silence: “The Last Pig,” directed by Allison Argo

Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice: “I Am Evidence,” directed by Trish Adlesic and Geeta Gandbhir, produced by Mariska Hargitay


Variety‘s Creative Impact in Acting Award: Patrick Stewart

HIFF Lifetime Achievement Award: Julie Andrews

The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award: Dick Cavett

Hong Chau, “Inherent Vice,” “Downsizing”
Kiersey Clemons, “Dope,” “The Only Living Boy in New York,” “Justice League”
Daveed Diggs, “Wonder,” “Black-ish,” “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
Ali Fazal, “Victor & Abdul,” “Furious 7,” “Fukrey,” “Khamoshiyan”
Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out,” “Black Panther,” “Widows”
Barry Keoghan, “Dunkirk,” “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”
Danielle Macdonald, “Patti Cake$,” “Lady Bird,” “Extracurricular Activities”
Kumail Nanjiani, “The Big Sick,” “Silicon Valley”
Grace Van Patten, “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected),” “Tramps,” “Under the Silver Lake”