BIFF 2020 Awards & Highlights


Best of Festival Award – Woman at War. Director: Benedikt Erlingsson

Best Narrative Feature – Blinded by the Light. Director: Gurinder Chadha

Best Documentary Film – A Kid from Coney Island. Directors: Chike and Coodie

McNeel Impact Award: Woman at War. Director: Benedikt Erlingsson

Best Short Film – Sides of a Horn. Director: Toby Wosskow

Best Short on the Beach – Street Surfers. Director: Egon Feiner

Best Local Filmmaker Award – Aerin Prescod – Queen of De’ Band

BIFF Lifetime Achievement Award – Gloria Rolando

BIFF Award for Artistic Excellence – Roger Gittens & Andre Woodvine

Carmichael Award for Exceptional Storytelling – Truth About Marriage. Director: Roger Nygard

Trident Award for Achievement in Film – Desrances. Director: Apolline Traore

BIFF 2020 Caribbean Spirit Award – Uncivilized. Director: Michael Lees

Sir Trevor Carmichael & Jennifer Smith Founders Award – Gurinder Chadha