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6th Annual FESTIVAL
AWARDS GALA at THE Kimmel CENTER
(Fri, June 22, 2018)

 

#rCFF18
 what a night!
AWARDS GALA
at THE KIMMEL
june 22nd

Video Editing by Eamon Kelly
Graphic Design by Mark Gucciardi-Kriegh


 

 

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AND THE #RCFF18
WINNERS ARE...

 

OVERALL FILM
AWARDS
 

BEST
NARRATIVE

UNIVERSITY WINNER
MAN IN A BOX

Brothers
Vivienne
The Abyss of Man
What Happens to a Caterpillar

HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
THE WORST DAY

Dollar
Georts
Fold
Forwards, Backwards


INTERNATIONAL WINNER
FORFALNE- (DILAPIDATED)- NORWAY
Soaring Soldiers- Denmark
Addy- United Kingdom
Ask No Questions- Norway
Boy- Denmark

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY

UNIVERSITY WINNER
AT THE TABLE
Becoming Catholic
Ebony War Porn
Shattering Refuge
Beyond the Soup Kitchen: Philadelphia


HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
POPPYN: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY &
DISPLACEMENT IN PHILADELPHIA

3:14:18
Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books
Is This Ok? A Film About Consent
Gathering Dust: The Past, Present and Future of Germantown High


INTERNATIONAL WINNER
ANOTHER KIND OF GIRL- JORDAN

Branka- Croatia
Lares Penatesque- Croatia

BEST EXPERIMENTAL

UNIVERSITY WINNER
MACABRE AT LIGHTHOUSE LAKE
Sold Sign
Castle in Air
The Adderall Guy
Metamorphosis


HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
ANXIETY
Welcomer
You Don't Get a Say
Minute of Consciousness
Drug Store Romeo


INTERNATIONAL WINNER
iRony- AUSTRALIA
Who Are We?- Ireland
Who's in Charge Here- Russia
Jabal Mehsen and El Tebbeneh- Lebanon
100 Second Red Light- Kurdistan

#RCFF18 SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD

SONARI NNAMDI-CHIDI
SHATTERING REFUGE

BEST PERFORMANCE

UNIVERSITY WINNERS (2)
GRACE TISO- WHAT HAPPENS TO A CATERPILLAR

ADRIAN ABEL AMADOR- MAN IN A BOX
Devynn Pedell- Vivienne
Ian Ross- Swipe Right
Kathy Chan- Sold Sign
Ryan Haagen- Brothers

HIGH SCHOOL WINNERS (2)
MYCHAELA ROSARIO- PINKY PROMISE
ESME PETERSHEIM- PINKY PROMISE

Alex Aliyeh- The Worst Day
Christian Ruiz- Night Terror
JB Mason- Fold & Anxiety
 

BEST
OVERALL CAST

UNIVERSITY WINNER
WHAT HAPPENS TO A CATERPILLAR
Brothers
The Abyss of Man
Vivienne
The Adderall Guy

HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
FORWARDS, BACKWARDS
Dollar
The Worst Day
Once Upon a Dream
Happy Colored Marbles

TECHNICALS
AWARDS

BEST
DIRECTION

UNIVERSITY WINNERS (2)
FRANNY BERNSTEIN
WHAT HAPPENS TO A CATERPILLAR

RYAN HAAGEN
BROTHERS

 

HIGH SCHOOL (2 WINNERS)
SAM GUALTIERI
WELCOMER & GEORTS

JALEN RAMSEUR- WILLIAMS
FORWARDS, BACKWARDS & WELCOMER

 

BEST
EDITING

UNIVERSITY WINNER
RYAN HAAGEN- BROTHERS

The Adderall Guy
What Happens to a Caterpillar
Man in a Box
Sold Sign

HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
JALEN RAMSEUR-WILLIAMS
FORWARDS, BACKWARDS

The Worst Day
Night Terror
Anxiety
You Don't Get a Say
 

BEST
CINEMATOGRAPHY

UNIVERSITY WINNER
JACK HASTON (2 FILMS)
CASTLES IN THE AIR
METAMORPHOSIS

Vivienne
Brothers
Man in a Box

HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
ELI EISENSTEIN- DOLLAR
Welcomer
Forwards, Backwards
The Worst Day
Drug Store Romeo

BEST SOUND DESIGN & SCORE

UNIVERSITY WINNER
RYAN HAAGEN- BROTHERS
Macabre at Lighthouse Lake
What Happens to a Caterpillar
Brothers
At The Table
Sold Sign

HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
SKYLAR GUTMAN- THE WORST DAY
Anxiety
Welcomer
Happy Colored Marbles
Once Upon a Dream

BEST SCORE WINNER
JOSH BISSO- RAVAGE
Man in a Box
The Abyss of Man
Pinky Promise
Beyond The Soup Kitchen- Philadelphia

BEST
FILM CONCEPT

UNIVERSITY WINNER
FRANNY BERNSTEIN
WHAT HAPPENS TO A CATERPILLAR

Vivienne
The Adderall Guy
Brothers
Man in a Box

HIGH SCHOOL WINNER
FRANCESCA JOY MURPHY
YOU DON'T GET A SAY

My Time
Georts
Fold
Forwards, Backwards
 

PFS ROXY
AUDIENCE AWARDS

FILM REEL 1  (SAT, 6/16)
GEORTS

FILM REEL 2 (SAT, 6/16)
CASTLES IN THE AIR

 

FILM REEL 3 (SUN, 6/17)
THE ABYSS OF MAN

 

FILM REEL 4 (SUN, 6/17)
MAN IN A BOX

 

 
 

 

   

 

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and the #RCFF18
official selections are...

HIGH SCHOOL FILMS
You Don't Get A Say
by Francesca Murphy
Dollar by Noah Eisenstein
Anxiety by JB Mason
Welcomer by Sam Gualtieri
Forwards Backwards by Jalen Ramseur-Williams
Is This Ok? A Film About Consent by POWER Interns
Uncle Bobbie's Coffee & Books
by Isaac Mandel, Maddy Dumont, Matthew McQuillan, and Lucas Johnston-Peck
3:14:18 by Kate Kopf
A Holocaust Escapee by Lauren Weber
Minute of Consciousness by Jonathon Alexander
My Time by Olivia Sandom
Born From a Boombox by Donovan Agosto
The Worst Day by Max Hakim
Georts by Andrew Semisch
Once Upon a Dream by Grace Conley
Beyond the Walls: The Stacey Torrance Story by Kaamil Jones
Happy Colored Marbles by Pablo Salvatierra
Fold by JB Mason
It's OK Not to be OK by VOICES
Gathering Dust: The Past, Present and Future of Germantown High
by Brenden Dahl, Steven Pu, Kiran McCulloch, and Caleb Metelits

Night Terror by Jalen Ramseur-Williams
Drug Store Romeo by Kate Kopf, Nat Hilton, Lyle Seitz, Sam Montgomery and Siani Davis
Masc on, Masc Off: A Film About Hyper-Masculinity by POWER Interns
Temple University and Displacement in North Philadelphia by POPPYN Producers

UNIVERSITY FILMS
Shattering Refuge 
by Sonari-Nnamdi Chidi
Brothers by Ryan Haagen
The Adderall Guy by Miles Bettinelli
Macabre at Lighthouse Lake by Avery Herzog
What Happens to a Caterpillar by Franny Bernstein
Metamorphosis by Sophia You
Sold Sign by Samantha Tan
At The Table by Kristen Harrison
Vivienne by Devin Kasparian
11 by Spencer Muhlstock
Swipe Right by Nick Morgan
Pinky Promise by Laurel Murr
Man in a Box by Amanda Cohen
Becoming Catholic by Katherine Wzorek
Beyond the Soup Kitchen: Philadelphia by Sofia Barrett
Ravage by Jordan Goldstein
Ebony War Porn by Davell Barnes
The Abyss of Man by Jacob Lazarow
Castles in the Air by Jack Haston

INDEPENDENT FILMS
Intangible by Hrvoje Bazina
Encounter by Christopher Oliver
Note to Self by Marshall Woodruff

INTERNATIONAL FILMS
(in partnership with Four Rivers Film Festival & Youth Cinema Network (EU)
Are You Following Me?- Croatia
Soaring Soldiers- Station Next- Denmark
Forfalne (Dilapidated)- Norway
Addy- United Kingdom
Jabal Mehsen and El Tebbeneh- Lebanon
Another Kind of Girl- Jordan
Forget me not (Potočnica)- Serbia
Portrets- Georgia
The True Impact- Intl Youth Media Summit (Mixed)
Branka- Croatia
Boy- Station Next- Denmark
Ernie!- by Hadley Hillel (USA via #4RFF)
Still ingen spørsmål (Ask No Questions)- Norway
Smile- Italy
iRony- Australia
100 Second Red Light- Kurdistan
Skins (Kože)- Croatia
Who Are We?- Ireland
Who's In Charge Here?- Russia
Desire- Norway
The Grey Area- MFF School- Bosnia i Hercegovina

 

 

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