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Sunday, August 29 • 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Awards Show

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The following awards are presented by the competition juries of Sidewalk & SHOUT:

Jambor-Franklin Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature $1,000
Best Documentary Feature $1,000
Best Narrative Short $500
Best Documentary Short $500
Best Animated Short $250
Alan Hunter Best Alabama Film $500
Best Student Film $250
Best Family Film $250
Best SHOUT Feature $500
Best SHOUT Short $250
Best Black Lens Film $250
Best Life & Liberty Film $250
Features Programmers Award $500
Shorts Programmers Award $250
Spirit of Sidewalk Award
Reel South SHORT Award $500

The 2021 Reel South SHORT Award honors the best documentary short about the American South with a cash prize and includes distribution on the PBS app and Reel South’s online platforms.

Please note: The jury, at their discretion, may choose to award a special jury prize, honorable mention, etc. These prizes/mentions do not include a cash award, a physical award (trophy, plaque), or winner’s laurels.

The following awards are based on feedback provided by the festival audience, so be sure your voice is heard! You will be provided with a ballot before each film or film block. Complete your ballot and drop it in the ballot collection box before exiting the theatre.

Best Narrative Feature $250
Best Documentary Feature $250
Best Narrative Short $150
Best Documentary Short $150
Best Alabama Film $250
Best SHOUT Film $250
Best Black Lens Film $250
Sidewrite Best Feature Length Screenplay $500
Sidewrite Best Short Screenplay $250
Sidewrite Best Alabama Screenplay $250

The awards show is free and open to everyone!

Sunday August 29, 2021 9:00pm - 10:30pm CDT
Lyric Theatre