Congratulations to our 2017 Washington West Film Festival award winners. These films and filmmakers exhibit excellence in artistry and craftsmanship in noteworthy ways. The Washington West family and jury extend a warm congratulations to these award winners who have positively shaped the world of film and storytelling.

Jury Award Best Short Documentary: Run Mama Run
Jury Award Best Short Narrative: Letter to the Free
Jury Award Best Short Film Director: Game, Jeannie Donohoe
Jury Award Best Feature Documentary: Corridor Four
Jury Award Best Feature Documentary Director: What Haunts Us, Paige Goldberg Tolmach
Jury Award Best Feature Narrative: King of Peking
Jury Award Best Feature Narrative Director: King of Peking, Sam Voutas
Audience Award Best Short Film: Under An Arctic Sky
Metropolitan Award: Bradford Young
Laura Hillenbrand Outstanding Literary Award: Ernest Cline
Sun City Storyteller of Hope Award: Mariska Hargitay