Program

The AFF Feature Documentary Award celebrates distinctive factual filmmaking.

Previous winners of this prestigious award were: 

  • Island of Hungry Ghosts, dirGabrielle 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 ParryMolly Reynolds and Beck Cole. 

 

Image: Island of Hungry Ghosts, dirGabrielle Brady