LIFF 2016 AWARDS

 

The 4th Annual Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program (LIFF) announced the audience award-winners for LIFF 2016 on Sunday night during the Closing Night Gala Reception for the 5-day film festival having premiered over 70 films from around the world, including guest appearances by Christy Turlington Burns, Kelsey Grammer and over 30 filmmakers representing films screened at LIFF.

LIFF 2016 added the category "Southern Perspectives" to the slate and expanded the programming for mentorship workshops, gala special events, live music and entertainment.

In addition to its annual festival, LIFF, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, hosts pre-release screenings and mentorship programs during the year as part of the Louisiana Film Society.

 

THE WINNERS

Best Feature – THE INNOCENTS

Audience Award – PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW

Best of Louisiana – MY FATHER, DIE

Best Documentary – NO GREATER LOVE

Best Louisiana Live-Action Short Film – WITH MY SOUL

Best International Live-Action Short Film – HOTEL BLEU

Best International Animated Short Filmtie – CUERDAS and A PRANK TIME