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