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2022 FESTIVAL

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2022 AWARD WINNERS

Cinema Dulce – Best of Fest
Deep in the Heart | directed by Ben Masters

 

Audience Choice Award
Finding Enid With Love | directed by  Michael Maloy

 

Best Feature Film
I Love my Dad | directed by James Morosini

 

Best Short Film
North Star | directed by P.J. Palmer

 

Best Texas Film
Don't You Go Nowhere | directed by Bryan Poyser

Best Documentary Film
Refuge | directed by Erin Levin Bernhardt and Din Blankenship

 

Best Student Short Film
Broken Hearts | directed by Alessandra Lichtenfeld

 

Best Director
William J. Stribling | The Mirror Game

Best Actress
Keaton Morris-Stan | Fractal

 

Best Actor
Colman Domingo | North Star

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - NARRATIVE FEATURE FILMS 

I Love my Dad | USA | Comedy | James Morosini

The Mirror Game | USA | Drama | William J. Stribling


Route One North | USA | Dramedy | Isabelle Rose Farrell

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILMS

Battle for the Heart of Texas | USA | John Brown   

 

Deep in the Heart | USA | Ben Masters   

Finding Enid With Love | USA | Michael Maloy

The Outside Circle | USA | Craig Rullman

Refuge | USA | Erin Levin Bernhardt and Din Blankenship

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS

Added Years | USA | Dave Garcia

Guadalupe Maravilla and the Sound of Healing | USA | Rafael Salazar

Lalito 10 | USA | Jordan Matthew Horowitz

Ocean | USA | Vincent Mann

You Are Not Alone | USA | Kelly Schaber

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - STUDENT SHORT FILMS

Birds | USA | Drama | Katherine Propper

Broken Hearts | USA | Drama | Alessandra Lichtenfeld

Chasing Light | USA | Animation/Fantasy | Gloria Fish

GONE | USA | Documentary | Kyle Ward

An Island Drifts | Singapore | Drama | Vivian Ip

Jim's Tips | USA | Drama | Piper Peña Hadley

Nicht weit raus (Not Far Out) | Portugal | Drama | Beran Ergün

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - NARRATIVE SHORT FILMS

BLUE FiRE | USA | Drama | Nick Ronan

Break Any Spell | Canada | Drama | Anton Jøsef

A Brother Story | USA | Drama | Hunter Sansone

Dogwood (Sipinikimm) | USA | Drama | Maya Rose Dittloff

Don't You Go Nowhere | USA | Drama | Bryan Poyser

 

Dream Carriers | USA | Drama | Esmeralda Hernandez

 

Elevate | USA | Drama | Dylan Boom

An Encounter | Ireland | Drama | Kelly Campbell

 

Finding Keanu | USA | Comedy | Verity Butler and Rebecca Holopter

 

First Impressions | USA | Comedy | Michael Charron

 

For Good | USA | Drama | Lukas Dong

 

Fractal | USA | Drama | Kiarra Goldberg

A Good Son | USA | Dramedy | Suzanne Weinert

Human Trash | Spain | Sci-Fi | Aitor Almuedo Esteban

I'll Meet You There | USA | Drama | Karl Fernandez

Jettison | USA | Sci-Fi | JJ Pollack

Lioness | USA | Drama | Molly Smith

Make Your Soul Grow | USA | Drama| K.C. Connolly

Mary Meet Grace | USA | Drama | Faryl Amadeus

Nahrani | Germany | Drama | Simon Pfister

North Star | USA | Drama | P.J. Palmer

Out of Order | USA | Dramedy | Scott Langford

Pap Trap | USA | Comedy | Rachel Napolitano

 

Ranch Road | USA | Drama | Drake Howard

 

Rescue | USA | Dramedy | G.G. Hawkins

Reversal of Fortune | USA | Comedy | Mark Kunerth

Slipped | USA | Comedy | Joshua J. Smith

The Butterfly Love Song | Ireland | Comedy | Luke Morgan

The Tale of the Daughter | USA | Comedy | Taylor Hinds and Savannah Sivert

The Teeth For It | USA | Comedy | Drew Saplin

Weather Or Not | USA| Comedy | Alyssa Carter and Eddie Grey

Zeal | USA | Drama | Shaheer Naqvi