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The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival advances independent, innovative, and cutting edge cinema and brings 5 days of excellence in filmmaking to the inclusive and diverse community of Santa Fe, New Mexico.



SFIFF Announces 2016 Award Winners

SFIFF 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award went to: Jacqueline Bisset

SFIFF 2016 American Filmmaker Award went to: Jay Roach

2016 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival's Juried Awards:

Best Narrative Feature: Le Dep directed by Sonia Boileau
Best Documentary Feature: Hotel Dallas directed by Sherng-Lee Huang, Livia Ungur
Special Jury Mention Documentary Feature: Off the Rails directed by Adam Irving
2016 Program

The 8th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival: October 19th-23rd, 2016.
Full schedule is available here. Over 40 feature films, 70 short films, five days and nights of community events, galas, educational panels and discussions, the hottest independent films of 2016 and much more...
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