NEWFEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The 22nd NewFest, New York’s LGBT Film Festival announced its winners over the weekend. Top winners include Xavier Dolan’s I Killed My Mother for Best Narrative Feature and The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls by Leanne Pooley for Best Documentary.
The Festival took place June 3-13 in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood.
List of winners
Best Narrative Short: “Curious Thing” by Alain Hain
Best Documentary Short: (Tie) “At Night I Was Beautiful” by Steven Wilsey; “Last Address” by Ira Sachs
Best Documentary Feature: “The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls” by Leanne Pooley
Best Narrative Feature: “I Killed My Mother” by Xavier Dolan
Outstanding Performance: Morty Diamond as Syd in “Open”
Outstanding Performance Honorable Mention: Tatiana Maslany as Ruby in “Grown Up Movie Star”
Documentary: “Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement” by Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir
Narrative: “Children of God” by Kareem Mortimer
Short Film: “Go-Go Reject” by Michael J. Saul
New Draft Script Competition:
“Vampire Strippers Must Die!” by Keith Hartmann
“The Mystic Chord” by Rob Williams