20th annual Spokane International Film Festival  |  Feb 2 - 9, 2018

SpIFF 2017

19th Annual Festival: SPIFF 2017

January 27 – February 5, 2017. Spokane, Washington, USA

2017 Awards

Audience Awards:

Best Feature
Nise: The Heart of Madness (Roberto Berliner, Brazil)
Best of the NW Short (Presented by STCU)
Lifeline (Adam Harum, USA)
Best Documentary
Kedi (Ceyda Torun, USA/Turkey/Germany)
Best Short (USA and Canada)
Tom, the Knife Salesman (Ryan Brown, USA)
Best Short (World)
Getting Fat in a Healthy Way (Kevork Aslanyan, Bulgaria)
Best Animated Short
Moom (Robert Kondo and Daisuke ‘Dice’ Tsutsumi, Japan)

Thanks to Vaughn Overlie for counting the ballots! 

Juried Awards:

Best Feature
Diani and Devine Meet the Apocalypse (Etta Devine and Gabriel Diani, USA)
Best of the NW Feature (Presented by STCU)
Mixed Match (Jeff Chiba Stearns, Canada)
Best of the NW Short (Presented by STCU)
Gold SpIFFy: Lifeline (Adam Harum, USA)
Silver SpIFFy: The Ethernaut (Travis Lien, USA)
Best Documentary:
Strangers on the Earth (Tristan Cook, Spain/USA)
Best Short Film:
Getting Fat in a Healthy Way (Kevork Aslanyan, Bulgaria)
Best Animated Short:
Blind Vaysha (Job, Joris & Marieke, Netherlands)
Most Promising Filmmaker:
Adam Gaulke
SpIFF Volunteer of the Year Award (Presented by STCU)
Isaac Joslin

Thanks to those who served on the SpIFF 2017 Jury: Adam Boyd, Isaac Joslin, Chase Ogden, and Kendra Ann Sherrill.

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