AND THE WINNERS ARE:

The first Reel East Texas Film Festival screened 55 films in the Texan Theater Nov. 16-18, a panel of local jduges scoring each selection. Audience members also submitted star-ratings for the individuals films. RETFF hosted its 2017 awards ceremony Nov. 18 in the REE Lounge in the Old Post Office on South Kilgore Street.

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BEST STUDENT FILM
BY A HIGH SCHOOL
STUDENT
Gorden

BEST STUDENT FILM
BY A UNIVERSITY STUDENT
Light Sight

BEST ACTOR (SHORT)
Edixon Caridad
(Texican)

BEST ACTOR (FEATURE)
Matthew
Brumlow
(Blur Circle)

BEST ACTRESS (SHORT)
Cheryl Allison
(Far From the Tree)

BEST ACTRESS (FEATURE)
Cora Vader Broek
(Blur Circle)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (SHORT)
Noire

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
(FEATURE)
Nowhere,
Michigan

BEST DIRECTOR
(DOCUMENTARY SHORT)
Jennifer Wager
(Dare to Dream)

BEST DIRECTOR
(DOCUMENTARY FEATURE)
Jennifer Townsend
(Catching Sight
of Thelma & Louise)

BEST DIRECTOR
(NARRATIVE SHORT)
Dave Thomas
(Far From the Tree)

BEST DIRECTOR
(NARRATIVE FEATURE)
Chris Hansen
(Blur Circle)
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
BY A STUDENT
Light Sight

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Incoherent Cycle

BEST COMEDY SHORT
Cauliflower

BEST COMEDY FEATURE
My Ranger

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Clementine
Hunter’s World

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Daughters of the Curved Moon

BEST DRAMA SHORT
Far from the Tree

BEST DRAMA FEATURE
Blur Circle

BEST DRAMEDY FEATURE
Nowhere,
Michigan

BEST FOREIGN SHORT
Waiting

BEST FOREIGN FEATURE
Daughters of the Curved Moon
BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT
Change of Plans

BEST WESTERN SHORT
Prisoner of Perdition

BEST FESTIVAL
SCREENPLAY SHORT
Whitney’s Wedding

BEST FESTIVAL
SCREENPLAY FEATURE
The Whole

BEST CONTEST SCREENPLAY
Merry Tex-Mas

PEOPLE’S CHOICE SHORT
Clouds

PEOPLE’S CHOICE FEATURE
The Trip

BEST TEXAS SHORT
Far from the Tree

BEST TEXAS FEATURE
Blur Circle

REEL JURY AWARD
(BEST OF FESTIVAL SHORT)
Far from the Tree

REEL JURY AWARD
(BEST OF FESTIVAL FEATURE)
Daughters of the Curved Moon

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