The Pasadena International Film Festival (PIFF) concluded its fourth year with its “Great Gatsby Gala” on March 16, 2017.
By Vahe Simonyan
Filmmakers, actors and friends packed The Speakeasy in Pasadena where awards were handed out in thirteen categories:
– BEST FEATURE FILM:
BEST SHORT FILM:
- Tale Of The Kite
- Giorgio Litt (The After War)
- David Barrera (Perception) – WINNER
- Gabrielle Stone (It Happened Again Last Night)
BEST STUDENT FILM:
- The Voices They Hear (Directed by Miguel Chávez)
- Long Live The King (Directed by Frank Dietz and Trish Geiger)
- Johnny Rey Diaz (I Am STill Here)
- My Name Is Lamar
- The Children Of Eden by Raymond Just
- Welcome To Willits
- Mischa Marcus (I Am Still Here)
ALTRUISTIC ARTIST AWARD:
- Charisma Carpenter
Over the course of eight days, the 2017 Pasadena International Film Festival screened over 100 films from more than 15 countries at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7.
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