Two Sault Ste. Marie natives, Luke Grandmont and Dallas Varcoe, won an audience choice award in the Foreign Narrative Short category for 'Reminiscing' at the recent 2019 Soo Film Festival. The short was also written by and stars long-time Sault resident Norris Pyette.
A news release outlining all category winners issued by the Soo Film Festival follows:
The 2019 Soo Film Festival took place Sept. 12-15 at the historic Soo Theatre and Bayliss Public Library in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Festival attendees are asked to choose their favourites by ballot. By audience acclaim, those films are:
Empty Metal, directed by Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer
Foreign Narrative Feature
The Very Last Day, directed by Cedric Jouarie
An Armenian Trilogy, directed by Dan Yessian
Foreign Documentary Feature
From Seed To Seed, directed by Katharina Stieffenhofer
An Edited Life, directed by Mathieu Faure
Student Documentary Short
The Dawes Act, directed by Frederick Dakota
Potion: Dark Matter, directed by Annie Maley
Foreign Music video
FEAR, directed by Lu Pulici
Student Music Video
Too Hard to Love, directed by Casey Zenner
Framed, directed by Marco Jemolo
Little Cosmic Shore, directed by Pavel Kungurov
Undone, directed by Sara Laubscher
Private Barry, directed by Tyler Szuch
Foreign Narrative Short
Reminiscing, directed by Luke Grandmont and Dallas Varcoe
Student Narrative Short
Things We Carry, directed by Paul Morisette
The next Soo Film Festival will take place in September 2020.
Soo Film Festival, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and host film and allied arts festivals in the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Soo Film Festival, Inc. seeks to showcase the work of independent and emerging filmmakers from the Great Lakes of North America. Our Mission: Great Lakes, Great Movies!
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