Previously Winning Films
Winning Films 2016
Child for Sale
High School, directed by Fiona Bock [USA]
High school student Fiona Bock grew up with an awareness of child sex trafficking in the United States because her mother, a district attorney, founded the first Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit in the country. With unique access to survivors, Bock connects with trafficked teens in a way no adult would, capturing candid interviews that are raw and powerful.
Short Fiction, directed by John Kerfoot [USA]
Ted Warner is an assistant principal at a middle-class high school. Ted's marriage is on the rocks, exemplified by his ongoing flirtations with the science teacher, Laura Jenkins. One day he is caught on video with Laura in a compromising position, and he has to go to great lengths to try to recover the video.
Short Documentary, directed by Diane Hodson and Jasmine Luoma [USA]
The short documentary Unmappable is a portrait of Denis Wood, whose poetic mapmaking challenges the distinction between art and cartography. He also had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy — a friend of his son’s who began living with the family — for which he spent 26 months in prison.