SF Dance Film Festival Announces Award Winners

Author: San Francisco Dance Film Festival

SF Dance Film Festival is pleased to announce the award-winning films from its 2022 festival, selected by an independent jury.

  • SFDFF 2022 Award Winners | Copyright: © Dance Film San Francisco

    SFDFF 2022 Award Winners © Dance Film San Francisco

  • Hofesh Shechter’s POLITICAL MOTHER: The Final Cut | Copyright: © Hofesh Shechter Company

    Hofesh Shechter’s POLITICAL MOTHER: The Final Cut © Hofesh Shechter Company

  • Film Still from LIFT | Copyright: © David Petersen

    Film Still from LIFT © David Petersen

SF Dance Film Festival announces the award-winning films from its 2022 festival, presented in person and streaming to global audiences 28 October – 7 November.

Best Documentary Film went to LIFT, a compelling story with soulful filmmaking that brings awareness to the transformative power of mentorship.

The winner for Best Live Performance Capture went to HOFESH SHECHTER’S POLITICAL MOTHER: THE FINAL CUT for the kinetic interactions of the cinematography, choreography and sound score.

Best Art/Experimental Film was awarded to ELEVEN DEGREES OF FREEDOM, a groundbreaking expression of movement, realized through astounding cutting-edge technology.

Best Screendance Film Over 10 Minutes went to SUCK IT UP for its powerful critique of toxic masculinity.

TAJABONE was awarded Best Screendance Film Under 10 Minutes for its transcendental celebration of radical self-expression.

Finally, Best Student Film was awarded to FAREWELL, a beautiful, compelling dance story about the collective memories of a culture in transition.

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