Zeno Mountain Award

The Zeno Mountain Award is a $5,000 cash prize open to all Festival entries (features, narratives, documentaries and shorts) courtesy of Fringe Partners. This jury-selected award celebrates the diversity of abilities and disabilities and seeks to reward the film which helps break down barriers to our understanding of people living with disabilities. The award is named after Zeno Mountain Farm in Lincoln, VT and inspired by the actors and filmmakers in the documentary Becoming Bulletproof.

2020 WINNER

Netflix and Higher Ground’s Crip Camp, directed by Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht.

2019 WINNER
Brian Blum’s “My Daughter Yoshiko”

2018 WINNER
Brian J. Leitten’s “Carry That Weight: A Rockumentary”

2017 WINNER
Maite Alberdi’s The Grown-Ups (Los Ninós)