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Awards of the first annual Downtown Film Festival
The first annual Downtown Film Festival – Los Angeles (DFFLA) concluded its final day on Sunday with “Sustainable L.A.,” an all-day, free-to-the-public program devoted to urban ecology in the heart of city’s Bunker Hill business district that included an organic farmer’s market, panel discussions about urban “green’ topics, and the screening of a variety of related documentary films.
The day-long activities continued into the evening with the Los Angeles premiere screening of “Flow,” a documentary feature by director Irena Salina, that details the precarious future of the world’s rapidly diminishing supply of safe fresh water. The film was screened on Grand Avenue with the famous Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall serving as a dramatic backdrop.
Preceding the Closing Night film was the presentation of filmmaker awards. The winners were:
Best Short Film - "A Day's Work" by Rajeev Dassani
Honorable Mentions "DJ:LA" by Jerry Chan; "Some of an Equation" by Burke Roberts
Programming Director's Prize for a Short Film: "I Fucking Hate You" by Zak Forsman
Best Director for a Short Film: "Near" by Tom Gulager
Best Short Film Documentary: "Isis Avenue" by Mr. Paul Marchand
Best Downtown LA Short Film: "Home." by Emily-Rose Wagner
Best Latino-American Short Film: "El Primo" by Nick Oceano
Best Experimental Short Film: "3 Stories About Evil" by Michael Frost
Special Jury Prize: "Just the Worst" by Marshall Cook for Best Ensemble Acting in a Short Film
Best Feature Film: Strength and Honour by Mark Mahon
Best Performance in a Feature: Michael Madsen for Strength and Honour
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