The $40,000 Knight Made in MIA Award is a cash competition for the jury-selected best feature film ($30,000) and the jury-selected best short film under 30 minutes ($10,000) of any genre that features a qualitatively/quantitatively substantial portion of its content (story, setting and actual filming location) in South Florida, from West Palm to the Keys, and that most universally demonstrates a common ground of pride, emotion, and faith for the South Florida community.
Dudley Alexis’ When Liberty Burns
Keisha Rae Witherspoon’s “T”
FEATURE WINNER: Ivette Lucas and Patrick Bresnan’s Pahokee
SHORT WINNER (Tied):Faren Humes’ “Liberty”, Jayme Gershen’s “Six Degrees of Immigration“
David Abel’s Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys