Check out the Winners of the Pan African Film Festival Awards

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF), is America’s largest and most prestigious Black film and arts festival.

Co-Founded by Ja’Net Dubois, Ayuko Babu and Danny Glover. Each year, it screens more than 200 films made by and/or about people of African descent from the United States, Africa, the Caribbean, South America, the South Pacific, Latin America, Europe and Canada.
Nathan Hale Williams & Jennia Fredrique Aponte
Check out the complete list of PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS 2017:
Narrative Feature
Nawara (Egypt) Directed by Hala Khalil
Special Jury Recognition-Narrative Feature
The Patriarch (Mahana) (New Zealand) Directed by Lee Tamahori
Director-First Feature Narrative
Children of the Mountain (Ghana/US) Directed by Priscilla Anany
Special Jury Recognition-Narrative Feature
Wùlu (Sénégal) Directed by Daouda Coulibaly
Director-First Feature Documentary
Wilmington on Fire (US) Directed by Christopher Everett
Special Jury Recognition-Narrative Feature
Independência (Angola) Directed by Mário Bastos
Documentary Feature
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (US) Directed by Bob Hercules & Rita Coburn Whack
Special Jury Recognition-Narrative Feature
Nasser’s Republic: The Making of Modern Egypt (Egypt) Directed by Michal Goldman
Narrative Short
Ca$h Out (US) Directed by: Karim Moutry Meg & Mary MoutryTrey Haley with Ayuko Babu
Special Jury Recognition-Narrative Feature
The Suit (South Africa) Directed by Jarryd Coetsee
Documentary Short
The Spirit of the Forest (L’Esprit de la Forêt) (Belgium) Directed by Monique Munting
Festival Programmers’ Award-Narrative Feature
The Preacher’s Son (US) Directed by Trey Haley
Festival Programmers’ Award-Documentary
CHASING TRANE: The John Coltrane Documentary (US) Directed by John Scheinfeld
Festival Programmers’ Award-Short Film
Snowplow (US) Directed by Mia Niebruegge
Festival Vision Award-Narrative Feature
93 Days (Nigeria) Directed by Steve Gukas
Festival Vision Award-Documentary Feature
Kemtiyu: Cheikh Anta (Sénégal) Directed by Ousmane William Mbaye
Festival Vision Award-Short
90 Days (US) Directed by Nathan Hale Williams & Jennia Fredrique Aponte
Nathan Hale Williams & Jennia Fredrique Aponte
Audience Award-Feature Narrative
Everything But a Man (US) Directed by Nnegest Likké
Jimmy Jean, Monica Calhoun, Nnegest Likké with Ayuko Babu
Audience Award-Feature Documentary
Horace Tapscott Musical Griot (US) Directed by Barbara McCullough

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