Thanks to everyone who attended the Cinetopia Film Festival this year! Attendees enjoyed over 50 films in the span of 11 days. Here are the winners of our audience (the general public) and director’s (the staff) awards, as well as the winners of the Detroit Voices Short Film Competition:

Audience Award

US NARRATIVE
Woman Walks Ahead
Directed By Susanna White

US DOCUMENTARY
Love, Gilda
Directed By Lisa Dapolito

FOREIGN NARRATIVE
Supa Modo

Directed by Likarion Wainaina

FOREIGN DOCUMENTARY
Soufra
Directed by Thomas A.Morgan

Director’s Award

US NARRATIVE
Blindspotting
Directed By Carlos Lopez Estrada

US DOCUMENTARY
Quiet Heroes
Directed By Jenny Mackenzie, Jared Ruga, and Amanda Stoddard

FOREIGN NARRATIVE
Wajib
Directed By Annmarie Jacir

FOREIGN DOCUMENTARY
This Is Home
Directed By Alexandra Shiva

Detroit Voices Winners

Grand Jury Prize – $3,000 cash award
Disfluency
Directed by Laura Holliday

Michigan Film & Digital Media Audience Choice Award – $1,500 cash award
Famous In Michigan
Directed by Nick Rasmussen

Best High School Film Award – $1,000 cash award
You Don’t Know Me
A collaboration of the Downriver – Detroit Student Film Consortium

Honorable Mention – $500 cash award
Little Voices
Directed by Nathan Ginter