The winners for each category:
- Feature Film
- Feature Documentary
- Short Narrative & Docs
- Student Film
- Short Film
- Mini-Shorts – 1 minute films
- Web Series
BEST FEATURE FILM
After Hours Trading
by Fredrick Johnson, USA 2017
A shiftless malcontent teams up with a shady Eastern European con artist to make some quick cash, but ends up becoming an unlikely, and reluctant, Robin Hood when he discovers his new partner-in-crime has traveled halfway around the world to free a victim of human trafficking.
BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
A Bitter Legacy
by Claudia Katayanagi, USA 2016
BEST SHORT NARRATIVE & DOCS
THE CHERRY TREE
by Matthieu Boivineau, France 2017
A large cherry tree in a garden, a family, moments of life, time passing by. Through the 4 seasons, this majestic cherry tree changes, this family too. Like a poem about passing time and an ode to nature, a reflection on our changing identities …
BEST STUDENT FILM
by Ariel Hsiao Hsuan Liu, USA 2017
A man wakes up in a car crash and finds himself lost in a world without no one else exists.
BEST SHORT FILM
by E.G. Bailey, USA 2017
New Neighbors is a story about a mother and her two sons who move to a new neighborhood, and because of all the killings and assaults on Black lives she is determined to keep her family safe. She takes to the neighborhood with kids in tow. A clever, resourceful, and unique approach to the BLM dialogue.
BEST MINI-SHORTS – 1 minute films
by Jose Bibian, Netherlands 2015
A history of 70 years, from the horror of the raids to an inner release.
BEST WEB SERIES
Each month, a selection of industry professionals will screen and judge the films and determine which ones will be the monthly winners.
BECOME A MINDIE ONLINE SCREENER
Filmmakers from all over the Globe are welcome to be part of the Monthly Screening Committee Online for Mindie – Miami Independent Film Festival. The application is open to everyone over the age of 18, preferably independent filmmakers and industry professionals.
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