Congratulations to the 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival Winners


2015 Feature Winners

Best Narrative Feature:
Runner up: God's Slave directed by Joel Novoa
Winner: 24 Days, directed by Alexandre Arcady

Best Documentary Feature:
Runner up: Theodore Bikel, directed by John Lollas
Winner: Above and Beyond, directed by Roberta Grossman

Best Director:
Runner up: 24 Days, directed by Alexandre Arcady
Winner: Next to Her, directed by Asaf Korman

Special Jury Award:
Winner: Apples in the Desert, directed by Arik Labetzy, Matti Harari

Special Award for Excellence:
Winner: Little White Lie, directed by Lacey Schwartz

Best Feature Film:
Runner up: Suicide, directed by Benny Ferdman
Winner: The Art Dealer, directed by François Margolin

2015 Joyce Forum Winners

Best Documentary Short:
Runner up: White Mist, directed by Itay Netzer
Winner: Death and The Maiden, directed by Yael Lotem

Best Director:
Winner: The Funeral, directed by Nick Green

Best Narrative Short:
Runner up: Silent, directed by Jaco Dukes
Winner: In the Still of the Night, directed by Erich Steiner

Special Jury Award:
Runner up: Never A Bystander, directed by Evelyn Neuhaus
Winner: Of Many, directed by Linda G. Mills

Founders Award:
Winner: Raquel: A Marked Woman, directed by Gabriela Bohm

Best Short Film:
Winner: Ischler, directed by Attila Hartung

And the Audience Favorites Are...

Best Narrative Features (Top 5 in Order of Audience Ratings)
1. The Last Mentsch
2. 24 Days
3. Belle and Sebastian
4. Apples from the Desert
5. Run Boy Run

Best Documentary Features (Top 5 in Order of Audience Ratings)
1. Above and Beyond
2. The Pleasures of Being Out of Step
3. Letter to Wedgwood
4. Soft Vengeance
5. Theodore Bikel

Best Short Film:
The Cancer Mirror