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Sundance winners 2022

Jan 31, 2022 4:30:00 PM / by Julie Sacré

The 2022 Sundance festival took place online from January 20 to 30 and announced its winners via Twitter at the weekend. Films that have passed through Sundance often end up at Cannes or the Oscars throughout the year. Discover now the full winners list:


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World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Grand Jury Prize: Utama by Alejandro Loayza Grisi

Audience Award: Girl Picture by Alli Haapasalo

Directing Award: Klondike by Maryna Er Gorbach

Special Jury Award for Acting: Dos Estaciones by Juan Pablo Gonzalez

Special Jury Award for Innovative Spirit: Leonor Will Never Die by Martika Ramirez Escobar


World Cinema Documentary Competition

Grand Jury Prize: All That Breathes by Shaunak Sen

Audience Award: The Territory by Alex Pritz

Directing Award: A House Made of Splinters by Simon Lereng Wilmont

Special Jury Award for Vérité Filmmaking: Midwives by Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing

Special Jury Award for Impact for Change: Aftershock by Paula Eiselt & Tonya Lewis Lee

Special Jury Award for Documentary Craf: The territory by Alex Pritz


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US Dramatic Competition

Grand Jury Prize: Nanny by Nikyatu Jusu

Directing Award: Palm Trees and Power Lines by Jamie Dack

Audience Award: Cha Cha Real Smooth by Cooper Raiff

Special Jury Award for Uncompromising Artistic Vision: Blood by Bradley Rust Gray

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: Emergency by KD Davila

Special Jury Award for Best Ensemble: John Boyega, Michael Kenneth Williams, Nicole Beharie, Connie Britton, Olivia Washington and Selenis Leyva for 892 


US Documentary Competition

Grand Jury Prize: The Exiles by Ben Klein & Violet Columbus

Directing AwardI didn't see you there by Reid Davenport

Audience Award: Navalny by Daniel Roher

Special Jury Award for Creative Vision: Descendant by Margaret Brown

Jonathan Oppenheim Editing Award: Jocelyne Chaput and Erin Casper for Fire of love by Sara Dosa

Festival Favorite Award: Navalny by Daniel Roher


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Innovator Award: Framing Agnes by Chase Joynt

Audience Award: Framing Agnes by Chase Joynt


Short Film Award Presented by XRM Media

Grand Jury Prize: The Headhunter's Daughter by Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan

Special Jury Award: Ensemble Cast: Zélia Duncan, Bruna Linzmeyer, Camila Rocha, Clarissa Ribeiro, and Lorre Motta for A wild Patience has taken me here by Erica Sarmet

Nonfiction Award: Displaced by Samir Karahoda

Animation Award: Night Bus by Joe Hsieh

US Fiction Award: If I go Will They Miss Me by Walter Thompson-Hernandez



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