The 2022 edition of the Pan African Film Festival went from April 19th to May 1st, and this was the 30th edition. PAFF is Academy Award Qualifying for short films, both live action and animated.

Visit PAFF’s website for all the awards and details, here we are listing the shorts!

Jury Awards

Best Short Narrative
Slow Pulse by Marshall Tyler (USA)

Best Short Documentary
Cuba in Africa by Negash Abdurahman (Cuba, USA)

Programmers’ Awards

Programmers’ Award: Short Narrative 
2 Eye Drops from Normal by Mora Carew (USA)

Programmers’ Award: Short Documentary
For Love & Legacy A.K. Sandhu (USA)

Audience Awards

Audience Favorite: Short Narrative
Contraban by Chelsea Hicks (USA)

Audience Favorite: Short Documentary
Crawford – The Man the South Forgot by Carol Devoe (USA)