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  • SOO FILM FESTIVAL
  • Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Sept 15-17, 2017

2016 Audience Choice Awards: The Votes Are In!

They came, they saw, they voted!

We are pleased to announce the Audience Choice Awards for the 2016 Soo Film Festival.

By audience acclaim, the winning films are:

Best Narrative Feature

Scratch, directed by Maninder Chana

Runner-up: Bear with Us, directed by William J. Stribling

Best Narrative Short (under 15 minutes)

Breaking Circles, directed by Thomas Butcher

Runner-up: My Friend, directed by Sean Murphy

Best Narrative Short (15 minutes and over)

Waiting for Wiig, directed by Steven Wiig

Runner-up: Zero, directed by David Victori

Best Documentary Feature

Graveyard of the Great Lakes: A Shipwreck Hunter's Quest to Discover the Past, directed by Eric Seals

Runner-up: UP a River, directed by Kristin L. Ojaniemi

Best Documentary Short

Predator / Prey: The Fight for Isle Royale Wolves, directed by Brian Kaufman

Runner-up: Striking a Chord: Instruments of Healing, directed by Susan Rockefeller

Best Animation

Shades of Gray, directed by Alexandra Averyanova

Runner-up: Lila, directed by Carlos Lascano

Best Music Video

The Life We Had (Chad Fontaine), directed by Zoran Maslic

Runner-Up: Singing through the Storm, directed by Johanna Mateo

Best Student Narrative

In Search Of, directed by Paul Dombrovskis

Runner-up: Nestor Talbot, directed by Craig Erpelding

Best Student Documentary

The 1%: Crisis in the Great Lakes, directed by Griffin Olis

Runner-up: Together Is Home, directed by Adam Gualtieri

Best Student Animation

Touché, directed by Jennifer D. Hudson

Congratulations to all the winners!

A printable PDF of this announcement is available HERE.

2015 Soo Film Festival Audience Choice Award Laurels

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