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Reeling: Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Fest names winners
--From a press release
2021-10-21

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CHICAGO, Illinois — The 39th Reeling: Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival today announced the winning films from its 2021 program, which included 33 feature films and 54 short films curated in nine programs. This year's submissions came from more than 15 countries including Israel, Turkey, Iran, Australia, Italy, Romania, and Chile. This year's Festival ran September 24 - 30 in-person and September 27 - October 7 virtually. Reeling is the second-oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world, and a Chicago cultural institution.

JURY AWARD WINNERS

Best Documentary Feature

INVISIBLE: GAY WOMEN IN SOUTHERN MUSIC

Dir. T.J. Parsell

Best Narrative Feature

DOWN IN PARIS

Dir. Antony Hickling

Best Documentary Short Film

SCARS

Dir. Alex Anna

Best Narrative Short Film

MY MOTHER'S GIRLFRIEND

Dir. Arun Fulara

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS

Audience Award for Documentary Feature

GEMMEL & TIM

Dir. Michiel Thomas

Audience Award for Narrative Feature

MASCARPONE

Dirs. Alessandro Guida and Matteo Pilati

Audience Award for Narrative Short

NEW FLESH FOR THE OLD CEREMONY

Dir. Elizabeth Rakhilkina

Audience Award for Experimental Short

CAUSE OF DEATH

Dir. Jyoti Mistry

Audience Award for Documentary Short

FARAWAY

Dir. Aziz Zoromba


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