Awards

2016-LEAF-XVIII-STUDENT-WNNR



The Perfect Sacrifice (19:53)
by Tiffany Littlejohn
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-STUDENT-NMTD


Goodbye Charm City (18m)
dir. by Christian Grier
United States

Cora (21:47)
by Kevin Maxwell
United States

Courting Lewis Baker (14:28)
by Richard Fields
United States

Ade (12m)
dir. by Marques Green
sub. by Andrew Schwartz
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-PPL-CHOICE-WNNR



Lambadina (103m)
dir. by Messay Getahun
Ethiopia, United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-PPL-CHOICE-NMTD


WATERMELON WOMAN (1HR 30M)
DIR. CHERYL DUNYE
UNITED STATES

Walk All Night: A Drum Beat Journey (1:25:10)
Co-Directed by Mallory Sohmer & Kate Benzschawel
United States

How To Tell You’re A Douchebag (1:20:00)
Dir. Tahir Jetter
United States

Body & Soul (57:55)
Dir. Robert Philipson
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-NAR-FIC-WNNR



WREN (18m, )
dir. by Aisha Ford
UNITED STATES


zz2016-LEAF-XVIII-NAR-FIC-NMTD


Watch This (26m)
dir. by Richard Turke
United States

Everything Changes (11m)
dir. by Simeon Taole
sub. by Danielle Ungara
Canada

Rebel Child (7:45)
by Juan Davis
United States

Judy’s Child (20:18)
by Jacqueline King-Howell
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-MUSIC-DOC-WNNR



Body & Soul (57:55)
Dir. Robert Philipson
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-MUSIC-DOC-NMTD


Tear the Roof Off-The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic (59m)
dir. by Bobby J. Brown
United States

Hustlers Convention (93m)
dir. by Mike Todd
United Kingdom

Shade Of Music (26:32)
by D. Mitry
United States

Walk All Night: A Drum Beat Journey (1:25:10)
Co-Directed by Mallory Sohmer & Kate Benzschawel
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-MSC-FEAT-WNNR



Scratch – A Hip-Opera (93m)
dir. by Sébastien Godron
sub. by Christine Falco
Canada


2016-LEAF-XVIII-LOCAL-WNNR



The Blackboard (37m)
dir. by Marquis Bradshaw
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-LOCAL-NMTD


Body & Soul (57:55)
Dir. Robert Philipson
United States

Hot Comb the Masquerade (12:54)
Dir. Idris Hassan
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-FRENCH-WNNR



Ti coq (22:50)
by Nadia Charlery
Martinique


2016-LEAF-XVIII-FRENCH-NMTD


Roubado (18m)
dir. by Erica Watson
France


2016-LEAF-XVIII-FOR-SHRT-WNNR



Beverley (24:51)
Dir. Alexander Thomas
United Kingdom


2016-LEAF-XVIII-FOR-SHRT-NMTD


JASPER (10:44)
BY DEAN ANDERSON
UNITED KINGDOM

Lost Boy (11:30)
by Aisha Porter-Christie
Jamaica

F Word (7m)
dir. by Savanah Leaf
United Kingdom

Huey & Louis (10m)
dir. by Jonny Leigh-Wright
sub. by Adom Frempong
United Kingdom

The Good Son (13:43)
by Tomisin Adepeju
United Kingdom

Stereotype (10:09)
by Jordan McGibney
United Kingdom

Nkosi Coiffure (14:00)
by Frederike Migom
Belgium



2016-LEAF-XVIII-FOR-FEAT-WNNR



Trafficked (01:12:00)
by Sean Hodgkinson
Trinidad and Tobago


2016-LEAF-XVIII-FOR-FEAT-NMTD


Scratch – A Hip-Opera (93m)
dir. by Sébastien Godron
sub. by Christine Falco
Canada

Lambadina (103m)
dir. by Messay Getahun
Ethiopia, United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-FEAT-WNNR



How To Tell You’re A Douchebag (1:20:00)
Dir. Tahir Jetter
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-FEAT-NMTD


Lambadina (103m)
dir. by Messay Getahun
Ethiopia, United States

Ben and Ara (127m)
by Constance Ejuma
United States

Halfway (103m)
dir. by Ben Caird
sub. by Jonny Paterson
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-EXP-WNNR



Strange Fruit (7:30)
by Shay Riddick
United States


ZZ2016-LEAF-XVIII-EXPR-NMTD


Hot Comb the Masquerade (12:54)
Dir. Idris Hassan
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-DOC-SHRT-WNNR



56 (28:00)
DIR. MARCO HUERTOS
MADAGASCAR


2016-LEAF-XVIII-DOC-SHRT-NMTD


Codigo Color, Memorias (31:00)
by William Sabourin O’Reilly
Cuba

Nana Dijo; Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness (37:24)
by Aldo Villegas
Argentina, Honduras, Mexico, United States, Uruguay

Cassius Ali (15:05)
by Daniel Pastewka
United States

Body & Soul (57:55)
Dir. Robert Philipson
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-DOC-FEAT-WNNR



Queen Nanny: LEGENDARY Maroon (59m)
dir. Roy T. Anderson
United STATES


2016-LEAF-XVIII-DOC-FEAT-NMTD


Bridging the Divide:Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race (57m)
dir. by Lyn Goldfarb
United States

Tear the Roof Off-The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic (59m)
dir. by Bobby J. Brown
Documentaries
United States

The Blackboard (37m)
dir. by Marquis Bradshaw
Documentaries
United States

Hustlers Convention (93m)
dir. by Mike Todd
Documentaries
United Kingdom

Civil Warriors (84m)
dir. Deborah C. Hoard
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-CMDY-FEAT-WNNR



Nola Circus (01:26:13)
by Arnaud Bettan
in Feature
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-CMDY-FEAT-NMTD


Jerico (01:37:28)
by Brandon Lewis
in Feature
United States

How To Tell You’re A Douchebag (1:20:00)
Dir. Tahir Jetter
in Feature
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-AFR-WNNR



Exile Incessant (23m)
dir. by James Reynolds


z2016-LEAF-XVIII-LGBTQ-WNNR



Watermelon Woman (1hr 30m)

Dir. Cheryl Dunye
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-ACTN-SHRT-WNNR



LOS ANGELES 1991 (10:00)
Dir. Zacarias
Spain


2016-LEAF-XVIII-ACTN-SHRT-NMTD


THE REUNION (19m)
dir. by Carmen Elly Wilkerson
United States

Exile Incessant (23m)
dir. by James Reynolds

Sara & Dennis (12:00)
by Shahin Izadi
United States

GoFish (16:13)
by Jamila Brown
United States

Box (12:29)
by Michael Greene
United States

Redeploy (15:00)
by Nuria Dixon
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-1STTIME-WNNR


Downpour Summer (17m)
dir. by Diante SIngley
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-1STTIME-NMTD


Wren (18m)
dir. by Aisha Ford
United States

The Boots (12m)
dir. by Leah Lynette
United States


2016-LEAF-XVIII-URBAN-KIDZ-WNNR


A Teenage Love (88m, U S A)
dir. by Travis Hanks


z2016-LEAF-XVIII-SPORTS-DOC-WNNR


Manchild: The Shea Cotton Story (78m)
dir. Eric Herbert
United States


 

z2016-LEAF-XVIII-SCIFI-FEAT-WNNR


One Last Sunset Redux (80m)
dir. Kevin Richmond
United States