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“The Two Popes” Wins Hamptons Film Festival Audience Award, On Its Way to Oscar and Golden Globe Nominations

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Fernando Mereilles’s “The Two Popes” has won the Audience Award for Narrative Feature at the Hamptons Film Festival.  I’m not surprised. This great film, which I wrote about it last night, is on its way to multiple Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. The other HIFF Awards are below:

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CONGRATULATES THE 2019 WINNERS:

The HIFF Audience Award Winner for Narrative Feature

THE TWO POPES, directed by Fernando Meirelles

The HIFF Audience Award Winner for Documentary Feature

OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE, directed by Ric Burns

The HIFF Audience Award Winner for Short

FIRE IN PARADISE, directed by Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari

Zicherman Family Foundation Screenwriting Award

Trey Edward Shults, writer and director of WAVES

 

The HIFF Award Winner for Best Narrative Feature sponsored by Warby Parker

A WHITE, WHITE DAY, directed by Hlynur Pálmason

HIFF Award Winner for Best Documentary Feature sponsored by Investigation Discovery

OVERSEAS, directed by Sung-a Yoon

The HIFF Award Winner for Best Narrative Short Film

JUST ME AND YOU, directed by Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers

The HIFF Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Film

GHOSTS OF SUGAR LAND, directed by Bassam Tariq

 

Special Cinematography Award

Miguel Ioann Litten Menz for THE VAST OF NIGHT

 

Breakthrough Achievement in Filmmaking Award

THE BEST OF DORIEN B., directed by Anke Blondé

 

Special Jury Mentions for Acting Performances

Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir for IN A WHITE, WHITE DAY

Mama Sane in ATLANTICS

Corinna Harfouch in LARA

Kim Snauwaert in THE BEST OF DORIEN B.

Sierra McCormick in THE VAST OF NIGHT

 

Special Jury Prize for Artistic Vision

CUNNINGHAM, directed by Alla Kovgan

 

Special Jury Prize for Indomitable Spirit of Storytelling

TALKING ABOUT TREES, directed by Suhaib Gasmelbari

 

Special Jury Prize for Originality

ALL CATS ARE GREY IN THE DARK, directed by Lasse Linder

 

Special Jury Prize for Creative Filmmaking

THE NIGHTCRAWLERS, directed by Alexander A. Mora

 

The 2019 Brizzolara Family Foundation Award to Films of Conflict and Resolution

FOR SAMA, directed by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts

Suffolk County Next Exposure Grant

THE ARTIST’S WIFE, directed by Tom Dolby

The Zelda Penzel “Giving Voice to the Voiceless” Award

WATSON, directed by Lesley Chilcott

Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice

CONSCIENCE POINT, directed by Treva Wurmfeld

University Short Film Awards

sponsored by Bloomingdales

BIRCH, directed by Paisley Valentine Walsh

THE BOXERS OF BRULE, directed by Jessie Adler

FINE, directed by Maya Yadlin

PERFECT MOMENT, directed by Matthew Noydens

THE UNITED STATES OF PARANOIA OR: HOW I STAYED ON THE LINE TO REPAIR MY AIR CONDITIONER, directed by Rashan Castro

Lifetime Achievement Award

Brian De Palma

The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award

Toni Ross

2019 Breakthrough Artists

Aldis Hodge, Camila Morrone, Lulu Wang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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