Jury Awards

ReelSouth Film Award: Some Million Miles

Seed&Spark Award: Technology Lake: Meditations on Death and Sex

Best Black Lens Film:  The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion

Best Family Film:  The Princess Bride According to Kids

Special Family Film Jury Award: Ocean Quest

Family Film Honorable Mention: Age of Bryce 

Best Student Film – TIE: Sanguine, Street Flame

Special Family Film Jury Award: Socks: A Story About Pairs

Honorable Family Film Mentions: Las Madres Perdidas and Mario

Best Documentary Short: All on a Mardi Gras Day

Best Animated Short: The Elephant’s Song

Best Narrative Short: Dom

Kathryn Tucker Storytelling Award: Evelyn x Evelyn

Best Alabama Film: The Death of Dick Long

Special Alabama Jury Mention: Murder in Mobile

Special Alabama Film Mention for Outstanding Actor: Virginia Newcomb in The Death of Dick Long

Best Shout Short: Mudpots

Best Shout Feature: Queen of Lapa

Special Shout Jury Mention for acting – Sydney Sweeney from Clementine

Best Documentary Feature: Scheme Birds

Documentary Jury Honorable mention: Pahokee

Best Narrative Feature: Frances Ferguson 


Audience Awards

Best Narrative Feature: Sword of Trust

Best Documentary Feature: Circus of Books

Best Shout Film: Gay Chorus Deep South

Best Black Lens Film: Iron Grit

Best Alabama Film: TIE – Murder in Mobile and Foosballers

Best Narrative Short: The One You Never Forget

Best Documentary Short: The Love Bugs


Programmers’ Awards

Features: Spirit Of Sidewalk Award for Kurt Jefferis in Lost Weekend

Features: Greener Grass

Shorts: Eat the Rainbow

Life & Liberty Award: Markie in Milwaukee


Sidewrite Screenplay Competition Winners

Best Feature Screenplay: Daughters Lost to the Desert by A.M. Sanchez

Best Short Screenplay: Found Objects by Amy Bond

Best Alabama Screenplay: The Last American Lynching by T. Gordon Stanley and Jeremy J. Ford 


August 19-25, 2024

Sidewalk Film Festival

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