Anike L. Tourse’s Drama ‘America’s Family’ Claims Grand Jury & Audience Awards At Dances With Films 2022 – Complete Winners List

play America’s family Had a strong performance in the 25th Annual dance with movies The festival wrapped up Sunday when the festival wrapped in Los Angeles, claiming the Grand Jury Award for Features as well as the Audience Award for Competition Features.

Writer-director Anike L. The Tours film sees the Diaz family’s home being raided by ICE on Thanksgiving, mother Marisol (Tourse) being detained, son Coke (Ricardo Cisneros) being deported and father Jorge (Mauricio Mendoza). ) are running. For the protective sanctuary. Marisol and George’s two American-born children—young lawyer Emiliano (Emmanuel López Alonso) and his disabled teenage sister Valentina (Jailene Arias)—then scramble to reunite the family as their parents and brothers try to get home. fight for

DWF is a festival celebrating the best of the best in independent film, based at the TCL Chinese Theatre. It ran from June 9-19 this year. Last Night’s Festival Finale Was Thriller ghost writing, starring Jay Duplass. The full list of the 2022 winners can be found below.

Grand Jury Prize for Features

America’s family
Anike L. Tourse . written and directed by
Produced by: Daniel Solinger (Lead Producer), Nadia Vokichevich (P), Anike Tours (P) Angelica Salas (EP), Xerihoun Yilma (AP), Emiliana Guerreca (AP), Paulina Villaba (co-P), Diana Haro ( co-p)

Honorable Mention: Jasmine is a Star
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Grand Jury Award for Shorts

a hard strait
Written and directed by Liang-Chun Lino
Produced by Taylor Poling

Honorable Mention: Kickstart My Heart / Tim Travers the Time Traveler Paradox
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Grand Jury Prize for Documentaries

Jack has a plan
directed by Bradley Berman
Produced by Chris Metzler

Honorable Mention: The Green Forest and the Red Carpet and a Murder
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Industry Choice Awards – Over 40′

do not Cry Baby
written by zita bai
Directed by Jesse Dvoraki
Produced by Qiu Zhou and Xeron Zhao
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Industry Choice Award – Under 40′

tarnite
Written by Elizabeth Packet
directed by John Sheedy
Produced by: Andre Lima
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Audience Award – Competition Features

America’s family
Anike L. Tourse . written and directed by
Produced by: Daniel Solinger (Lead Producer), Nadia Vokichevich (P), Anike Tours (P) Angelica Salas (EP), Xerihoun Yilma (AP), Emiliana Guerreca (AP), Paulina Villaba (co-P), Diana Haro ( co-p)
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Audience Award – Competition Short

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Written and directed by Kyle Lau
Produced by Joyce Liu-Countryman
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Audience Award – Fusion Features

1-800-HOT-NIGHT
Written and directed by Nick Ritchie
Produced by Nick Ritchie, Ali Richie, Zach Mann, Ben Jagger, Nathan Presley, Warren Pereira, Phoenix Vaughn and Trevor Lee Georgeson
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Audience Award – Fusion Shorts

why don’t you like me?
Written by Nick Sisuwe
directed by Ira Storozhenko
Produced by Nick Sisueve, Roxanne Griffith, Bryce Fishman
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Audience Award – Documentary Features

eternal spring
Written by Jason Loftus, Masha Loftus and The Pearman Brothers
directed by Jason Loftus
Produced by Jason Loftus, Masha Loftus, Yvan Pinard and Kevin Koo
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Audience Award – Documentary Shorts

inside the beauty bubble
Written, Directed and Produced by Cheryl Bookout and Cheri Gaulke
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Audience Award – Pilot TV

spook show 17
Written by Robert Luther
Directed by Wyatt Barkley and Robbie Luther
Produced by Wyatt Barkley, Kevin Tolby and Robbie Luther
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Audience Award – Pilot Web

legally married
Written by Ahsan Ali, Lisa Jill Anderson and Stephen Brown
directed by Chelsea Gonzalez
Executive Produced by Lisa Jill Anderson, Ahsan Ali, Stephen Brown
Produced by Lisa Jill Anderson, Chelsea Gonzalez
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Audience Award – Downbeat

out of tune
Written by Erica Hamilton
Directed by Portlin Tagavik
Produced by Erica Hamilton, Alexis Sterling and Diana Zollikofer
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Audience Award – Dance With KIDZ PRO

horn
Written and directed by Cheryl Ellison
Produced by Alison Smith, Natalie Murray, Cheryl Allison