WINNERS OF THE OCTOBER-NOVEMBER BIMONTHLY COMPETITION
Official selections for the 2021 Dumbo Film Festival
BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
Director: LEE Hwan
Producer: LEE Hwan
Cast: AHN Hee-yeon, LEE Yu-mi, LEE Hwan, SHIN Haet-bit
YOUNG ADULT MATTERS
A drama about the wanderings of teenagers and the process of getting to know the world.
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Director: John Carluccio
Producer: John Carluccio, Tracy E. Hopkins, Debbie Allen, Charles Randolph-Wright, Ron Gillyard
Writer: Tracy E. Hopkins
Cast: Maurice Hines, Gregory Hines, Chita Rivera, Debbie Allen, Mercedes Ellington
MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK
An intimate portrait of an outspoken showman who with humor and grace has navigated the highs and lows of a seven-decade career, and a complex relationship with his superstar brother.
BEST SHORT NARRATIVE
Director: Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke
Producer: Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke, Kamonlak Jirahitapat, Chonlasit Upanigkit
Cast: Atikhun Adulpocatorn, Sarut Komalittipong
A ladyboy prostitute-cum-secret-agent is assigned a mission to spy on a student activist. A queer espionage film made in the tradition of a dubbed Thai film from the Cold War era.
BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Directors: Jamie Meltzer and Chris Filippone
Every weekday, inmates are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary, taking in their first moments of freedom with phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block.
Director: Viktor Witkowski
THE TWINS (RISE & FALL)
The split screen throughout the video tells a story of the various kinds of labor that surround the rise and fall of the Twin Towers: first the construction of the towers and then the clean-up following the terror attacks.
Director: Anne-Sophie Girault and Clémence Bouchereau
CHLOÉ VAN HERZEELE
Chloé, an old lady, organizes screenings in an underground space. She shows a journalist her galleries where her collection of silver films is stored. Through the descent, we dive with her in her altered world.