The 2017 SXSW Film Festival is drawing to a close, but there is still one order of business to attend to: announcing the Jury Award winners.
While on the ground at this year’s SXSW, we were able to talk to so many fantastic filmmakers, sit in on engaging panel discussions, and watch a plethora of exciting films. Now it’s time to see which of the 130 films screened at SXSW rose to the top. Here is the full list of winners of the 2017 SXSW Film Festival.
Narrative Feature Competition
Grand Jury Winner: Most Beautiful Island (Director: Ana Asensio)
Special Jury Recognition for Best Breakthrough Performance: James Freedson-Jackson forThe Strange Ones
Special Jury Recognition for Best Ensemble: Matt Jones, Eleanore Pienta and Will Rogers for A Bad Idea Gone Wrong
Documentary Feature Competition
Grand Jury Winner: The Work (Director: Jarius McLeary and Gethin Aldous)