The AFF Feature Documentary Award celebrates distinctive factual filmmaking.
Previous winners of this prestigious award include:
- Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra, dir: Nel Minchin, Wayne Blair (Australia, 2020)
- Island of Hungry Ghosts, dir: Gabrielle Brady (Australia, UK, Germany, 2018)
- Taste of Cement, dir: Ziad Kalthoum (Germany, Syria Qatar, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, 2017)
- Speed Sisters, dir: Amber Fares (USA/Palestine, 2015)
- Blush of Fruit, dir: Jakeb Anhvu (Australia/Vietnam, 2013)
Past Documentary Jury members have included Jane Schoettle (Toronto International Film Festival), Larissa Behrendt (lawyer, writer, filmmaker & academic), Hania Mroué (Metropolis Art Cinema), Kristy Matheson (ACMI), Cherelle Zheng (Beijing’s Channel Zero Media), editor Tania Nehme and celebrated filmmakers Madeleine Parry, Molly Reynolds and Beck Cole.
Image: Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra