Miami International Film Festival 2014 Awards

KNIGHT COMPETITION:

Knight Grand Jury Prize: A Wolf at the Door (O lobo atrás da porta),directed by Fernando Coimbra (Brazil)

Grand Jury Best Performance: Nora Navas of We All Want What’s Best For Her (Tots volem el millor per a ella), directed by Mar Coll (Spain)

Grand Jury Best Director: Fernando Coimbra of A Wolf at the Door (O lobo atrás da porta) (Brazil).

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l to r: The Overnighters director Jesse Moss accepts (tie) Knight Documentary Grand Jury Award presented by MIFF documentary programmer Thom Powers (at podium); MIFF executive director Jaie Laplante announces “A Big Deal”, winner of Papi Shorts Competition presented by Macy’s; Paul Hudson from Outsider Pictures accepts the Knight Grand Jury award for A Wolf at the Door

JORDAN ALEXANDER RESSLER SCREENWRITING AWARD: Mateo, written by Maria Gamboa and Adriana Arjona (Colombia/France).

KNIGHT DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION
The jury selected two films to tie as winners for the Knight Documentary Grand Jury Prize): 
Finding Vivian Maier, directed by Charlie Siskel and John Maloof (USA); The Overnighters, directedby Jesse Moss (USA).

LEXUS IBERO-AMERICAN OPERA PRIMA COMPETITION: Mateo, by Maria Gamboa (Colombia/France); Honorable Mention: We are Mari Pepa (Somos Mari Pepa), directed by Samuel Kishi Leopo (Mexico).

PAPI SHORTS COMPETITION PRESENTED BY MACY’S:
Papi Shorts Grand Jury Award for Best Short Film: “A Big Deal” (特殊交易), directed by Yoyo Yao (China); Honorable Mention: “Skin”, directed by Cédric Prévost (France).

LEXUS AUDIENCE AWARD
Best Feature:  Fading Gigolo, directed by John Turturro (USA)
Best Documentary:  The Mountain (La montaña), directed by Tabaré Blanchard (Dominican Republic)

MIAMI ENCUENTROS presented by Moviecity: Aurora, produced by Florencia Larrea, directed by Rodrigo Sepulveda (Chile).

SIGNIS AWARD:
The International Jury of SIGNIS, the World Catholic Association for Communication, formed by members Gustavo Andújar, president, and Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki and Juan José Rodríguez, presented the SIGNIS Award to Belle, directed by Amma Asante (UK).

MIAMI FUTURE CINEMA CRITICS AWARD: To Kill a Man (Matar a un hombre), directed by Alejandro Fernández Almendras (Chile/France).

REEL MUSIC VIDEO ART COMPETITION PRESENTED BY MTV Latin America and Tr3s:“Around the Lake” (“Autour Du Lac”) directed by Noémie Marsily & Carl Roosens, music performed by Carl et les hommes-boîtes (Belgium).