The 2021 edition of Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival started on October 8th and ended on 16th. Held in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA, HSDFF is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Best Documentary Short.

Winners have been announced, you can read them on HSDFF homepage, linked above. As we are only listing the short films winners, check them out to know about all the awards.

Short Docs Awarded

Documentary Short Grand Jury Prize
Seahorse by Nele Dehnenkamp

Honorable Mention
Since You Arrived, My Heart Stopped Belonging to Me by Erin Semine Kökdil

Matt Decample Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary Short
Big Mama’s Antiques and Restoration by Gabriel Henk