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Each night the audience votes for their favorite film and at the end of the quarter we hand out the awards.

Feature Film Winter 2017
Dennis Cabrini HIGH HOPES 2: A NEW BEGINNING. HIGH HOPES 2
A sequel to Dennis Cabrini’s award winning first film, is about a fifty something struggling actor who drives a taxi to earn a living.

Short Film Winter 2017
Jeesu Kim MILLIE. In MILLIE
An aspiring actor takes in a lost cat before hitting rock bottom as her relationships crumble around her.

Honorable Mention Audience Choice Award
Marcus Reyes BLUE CITY
Blue City is an action packed crime drama that takes place in New York City. The story revolves around a group of NYPD detectives and four characters from the inner city that are surrounded by gangs, corruption, drugs and violence.

Honorable Mention Audience Choice Award
Alicia Slimmer CREEDMORIA
The story of how 17-year-old Candy finds the courage to walk away from everything she's ever known with the hope of discovering a better tomorrow.

AltFest Audience Choice Award
Jen Araki & Brook Whitmore WE GOTTA GET OUT OF HERE. WE GOTTA GET OUT OF HERE
A feature length documentary that chronicles the journeys of five youth struggling to beat the odds as they navigate their way out of the foster care system in Los Angeles, California.

YoungFilmmakers Audience Choice Award
Ana Mancera LOLA STILL DANCES.
Lola is being held captive, forced to be a prostitute by a Mexican Pimp, she tries to escape but can only do this in her imagination where she is a beautiful ballerina.

Curated Section Audience Choice Award
Ella Mikkola SAARI
Saari is a film about longing and letting go. The Finnish word “SAARI” means an island. The film is an experimental video collage that explores themes like safety, distance and connection through a subjective memory.