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Hamptons International Film Festival Announces 2017 Audience Award Winners

Following its initial announcement of juried award winners, the 2017 Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) added its audience awards winners to the list.

From the 25th anniversary of the festival, which took place Oct. 5-9, director Nicolas Bedos took home the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature for his film “Mr. and Mrs. Adelman.” Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s “Love, Cecil” earned the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature, while Jacob LaMendola’s “Long Shot” received the Audience Award for Best Short Film.

2017 HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS

HIFF Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature:Mr. and Mrs. Adelman,” directed by Nicolas Bedos

HIFF Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature: “Love, Cecil,” directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland

HIFF Audience Award for Best Short Film: “Long Shot,” directed by Jacob LaMendola

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED HIFF AWARD WINNERS

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

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