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2017 GUAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES GRAND JURY AWARD WINNERS

October 2, 2017 (Hagatña, Guam) – The Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) announced its 2017 Grand Jury Award winners during an Award Presentation Brunch with a view overlooking the ocean from atop the Guam Reef Resort and Spa in beautiful Tumon Bay. The awards for Audience Choice and Best of Festival were announced at the conclusion of the festival.

The following is a list of the 2017 GIFF Award Winners in the respective categories for competition:

GRAND JURY AWARD – BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
FORGIVE – DON’T FORGET (US, JAPAN) | Dir. Brad Bennet

GRAND JURY AWARD – BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
KU KANAKA: STAND TALL (US) | Dir. Marlene Booth

GRAND JURY AWARD – BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
BERNARD AND HUEY (US) | Dir. Dan Mirvish

GRAND JURY AWARD FOR BEST NARRATIVE SHORT
IL SILENZIO (ITALY) | Dir. Ali Asgari

ACHIEVEMENT IN ACTING AWARD
HANNA KIM (REP. OF KOREA)) | Dir. Seul-woo Hyung

BEST MADE IN THE MARIANAS AWARD
YOU DESERVE TOMORROW (GUAM) | Dir. James Davis

BEST OF FESTIVAL
KULEANA (US) | Dir. Brian Kohne

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
ISLAND SOLDIER (US, FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA) | Dir. Nathan Fitch

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