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AFTERGLOW 2015 WINNERS

BEST OF FESTIVAL EN ROUTE

By Xu Zhang - California

 

When three groups of strangers on a train don't speak the same language, they stumble upon connections in unexpected ways.

Best Afterglow (Feel-Good) 
  CAN I STAY?

By Sereni - Tea Productions

 

An apprehensive homeless girl must traverse a dangerous, wintry city in order to escape her adorable pursuers.

 

Best AfterLAUGH (Comedy)
  WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS

By Eoin Duffy - Canada

 

Four men. One plantation. A jug of lemonade. What could go wrong?

 

Best AfterDOC (Documentary)
THINKING COSMICALLY,     PERFORMING LOCALLY:
Conversations with Bill Perry, Jr.

By Caleb Fisher-Wirth

 

 

Oxford, MS musician Bill Perry, Jr. talks about his life of music.

Best AfterDARK (Dark Narrative)
  LADY LUCK

By Jo Lewis - UK

 

A young boy attempts to win back his mother's love. Based on a short story by DH Lawrence 'The Rocking Horse Winner'.

 

Best AfterWEIRD (Weird Film)
  THE PUNISHMENT

By Nelson Fernandes - Portugal 

 

Lisa, a lonely girl, has been punished by her mother and she confined herself to her bedroom, where she feeds with her own tears her only friend, a plant.

 

Best AfteTHOUGHT (Thought Provoking Narrative)
  AS THE DAYS WENT BY

By Felipa Ruiz 

 

A story about a writer seeking for inspiration. 
Hans is madly in love with Jenny and writes her a letter, but he doesn’t have the courage to give it to her. Due to the release of his new book, Jenny comes to his house very often to share the news of his success. Having spent more time together, Hans finally gets the courage to go to Jenny’s house and give her the letter that he had been holding for so long, only to be told that she does not share the same feelings towards him. This overwhelming amount of emotion serves as inspiration for his new book.

Best Mississippi Film 
  THE GIFT

By Ken Petrie

 

To celebrate his eleventh birthday, a young boy selects his gift - little knowing that his choice will change the world.

 

Best Music Video
  From Tribulation to Triumph

By Jake Wood - Mississippi

 

This is the official music video for the song, "From Tribulation To Triumph" by Jake Wood. Both the song and video convey a strong, uplifting message of hope, love, and reconciliation.

Best Films to Inspire Positive Change
  GRENADA BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

    Mississippi

 

 

Films created by the creative kids at the Grenada Boys & Girls Club & CoolKidsMovement over the summer.