2019 Narrative Competition Award Winner
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This film played at HIFF 2019
on 10/14/2019
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Jury Selection for Best Narrative Feature
A WHITE, WHITE DAY, directed by Hlynur Pálmason
Director Hlynur Pálmason receives a $3,000 cash prize as well as a film production package of in-kind goods and services, with a total value of $100,000.

Jury Selection for Best Narrative Short
JUST ME AND YOU, directed by Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers
Director Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers receives a $500 cash prize and the film qualifies for consideration at the Academy Awards® for Best Live Action Short Film.


Discover thrilling new talent in our prestigious Competition section. Each year, the HIFF Awards honor emerging filmmakers from all over the world, representing cinema’s next wave of groundbreaking film artists.

The Narrative Competition Jury announced the winning Feature and Short films on the morning of Monday, October 14. Later that afternoon, the two films screened together in East Hampton.