Somerville International Film Festival 2017 Awards

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Selected from more than 1.000 submissions from 18 countries, the selected films included world premieres, North American premieres and lots of Boston premieres.

The 2017 awards go to:

Best Narrative Feature Film

Halumim / Beneath the Sile by Erez Mizrahi and Sahar Shavit

Best Narrative Short Film

Tricks by Melina Maraki

Best Documentary Feature Film

Make Me Dance by Tatyana Bronstein

Best Documentary Short Film

Sherry by Eliane Lima

Best Experimental Film

Prison Island by Susan DeLeo

Best Animated Film

Beetles in Boxes by Wojtek Skowron

Best Underground Film

Elegy by CJ Gardella

Aiming to inspire, motivate and award new talent, The Somerville Film Festival is an annual event that takes place in the bustling Davis Square neighborhood of Somerville (MA). As a celebration of the cinematic and visual arts, the festival will bring diverse international films to our community (The Somerville Theatre) and showcase the best regional filmmakers. Somerville Film Festival aims to expand the artistic image of our region, engage new audiences in the world of film, and inspire creativity in all of us.