2016 VAIL FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS
THE RAINBOW KID. Eugene, a young man with Down syndrome, embarks on a life-altering journey to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
Director: Kire Paputts
Writer: Kire Paputts
Producer(s): Kire Paputts
Cast: Dylan Harman, Krystal Nausbaum, Julian Richings, Nicholas Campbell
YEAR BY THE SEA. Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free.
Director: Alexander Janko
Writer: Alexander Janko
Producer(s): Laura Goodenow, Bill Latka, Dale Armin Johnson & Alexander Janko
Cast: Karen Allen, Yannick Bisson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Cristofer & Celia Imrie with Alvin Epstein.
SPEED SISTERS. The Speed Sisters are the first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They’re bold. They’re fearless. And they’re tearing up tracks all over Palestine.
Director: Amber Fares
Producer(s): Amber Fares, Avi Goldstein, Jessica Devaney
MY ENEMY, MY BROTHER. Zahed and Najah are two former enemies from the Iran-Iraq War who become blood brothers for life. 25 years after one saves the other’s life on the battlefield, they meet again by sheer chance in Canada.
MANOMAN. Glen is barely a man. In a desperate attempt to tap into his masculinity he attends a primal scream therapy session, but even surrounded by wailing men he cannot make a sound. When another member of the class pushes Glen too far he finally lets something out- a miniature version of himself which does whatever it wants, regardless of the consequences.
Director: Simon Cartwright
Writer: Simon Cartwright
Producer: Kamilla Hodøl