Sedona News – Delicious, a mouth-watering historical comedy pairing a gifted chef and his unlikely protégé who must find the resolve to free themselves from servitude in 1789 France, was named both Best of Fest and winner of the Director’s Choice Best International Film Festival Award at the 28th annual Sedona International Film Festival.
Awards were presented on Sunday, Feb. 27, the final day of the 10-day Festival that showcased 33 narrative features, 32 documentary features, 37 narrative shorts, 2 animated shorts and 38 documentary shorts from around the world. Northern Arizona Healthcare was the Festival’s presenting sponsor.
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28th Annual Sedona International Film Festival Awards
DIRECTORS CHOICE AWARDS 2022
- Best Documentary Feature: Refuge
- Best Documentary Short: Lydia Emily’s Last Mural
- Best Short – Drama: These Final Hours
- Best Short – Comedy: Gum
- Best Short – Dramedy: Book of Ruth
- Best Feature – Comedy: Americanish
- Best Feature – Drama: Peace by Chocolate
- Best Animated Short: Space Race
- Best International Short: Masque-19
- Best Student Short: of our trespasses
- Best Humanitarian Short: Distances
- Best Indie Spirit Short: Sproutland
- Best Environmental Documentary Short: Voice Above Water
- Best Humanitarian Documentary Short: Second Sight
- Best International Documentary: A Crack in the Mountain
- Best Environmental Documentary: After Antarctica
- Best Humanitarian Documentary: Life & Life: A Story of Redemption
- Best Indie-Spirit Documentary: The Addict’s Wake
- Special New Visions Award: Portrayal
- Best International Feature: Delicious
- Best Humanitarian Feature: Dear Zoe
- Best Indie-Spirit Feature: Albatross
- Best Impact Film: Wake Up
- Marion Herrman Excellence in Filmmaking: State of the Unity
- Heart of the Festival Award: John Snow
AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS 2022
- Best Animated Film: The Park Bench
- Best Short – Drama: Good Night
- Best Short – Comedy: Johnny the Dime
- Best Student Short: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
- Best Documentary Short: From My Window
- Best Documentary Feature: The Conductor
- Best Feature Drama: Black White and the Greys
- Best Feature Comedy: Our Almost Completely True Story
- Best International Film: Betrayed
- Best of Fest: Delicious
SCREENPLAY COMPETITION WINNERS
- Best TV Pilot Screenplay: Sister by Alex Blumberg
- Best Feature Screenplay: A Need for Something New by John T. Frederick
- Best Short Screenplay: Something in the Clouds by Johnny Ray
28th Annual Sedona International Film Festival Selections
Ahed’s Knee, Albatross, Americanish, Atlas, Betrayed, Black Box, Black White and the Greys,
De Gaulle, Dear Zoe, Delicious, The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson, Drunken Birds, Four for Fun, France, Helene, Implanted, Kiss Me Kosher, The Last Bus, Lifeline, Lune, Luzzu, Margrete: Queen of the North, Marvelous and the Black Hole, Our Almost Completely True Story, The Pact, Peace by Chocolate, Peeky, Pie in the Sky, Plan A, Tokyo Shaking, Two Eyes, Wake Up, You Will Remember Me.
The 12th Hour, The Addict’s Wake, After Antarctica, The Art of Making It, Ascension, Boycott,
Bring it Home, Building a Bridge, Calendar Girls, Carlos Ghosn: The Last Flight, Cat Daddies, Code Name: Nagasaki, The Conductor, A Crack In The Mountain, Exposing Muybridge, Faith Can Move Mountains, Free Renty: Lanier v. Harvard, Life & Life: A Story of Redemption, Me To Play, The Neutral Ground, The New Gospel, Portrayal, Powerlands, Refuge, The Return: Life After ISIS, River, Scenes from the Glittering World, The Sound of Us, Speer Goes to Hollywood, Three Minutes: A Lengthening, A Tree of Life, Trust Me.
27 Children, :60 Seconds, Beautiful Violence, Biology 101, The Book of Ruth, CA•DENCE, Collapse!, Cyn, Distances, Dog Years, Dreamer, enough., Faith, Good Night, Gum, Johnny The Dime, The Lady Edison, Leylak, A Life Within, Lioness, The Little Drummer Boy, Masque-19, Nur and Abir, of our trespasses, Orbital Christmas, Read No More, Ready Forward, Recipiphany, Sproutland, Tell Me Something, These Final Hours, To Be Saved, True Story: I Feel, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Urania Leilus, Volley, Welcome to Forever.
The Park Bench, Space Race.
Ark of the Apocalypse, Añay Kachi: The salt workers of the Peruvian Andes, Before They Fall,
The Bitter Root, California on Fire, Cloud of Witnesses, Coded, A Concerto is a Conversation,
Fog, Footsteps, For Our Girls: A Conversation with Black Women, From My Window, Full Picture, Give and Take, Guardians of Paradise, Inga, Into the Circle, Joychild, The Lawnmower Men, Learning to Breathe, The Love Bugs, Lydia Emily’s Last Mural, The Mountain and the Maiden, Neurodivergent, Our Daughters, Second Sight, Senior Prom, A Ship from Guantanamo, Snowy, The Sound of Gravity, Sound of Judgment, Spirits and Rocks: An Azorean Myth, The Spiritual Exercises, Tehachapi, Unlivable Oasis, Voice Above Water, When We Were Bullies, The Wild Inside.