The 2022 edition of BlackStar Film Festival opened on August 3rd and ended on 7th. The festival is Academy Award qualifying with the prizes Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Short. Winners are announced, visit their website to know about all the awards as we are only listing shorts winners.

Jury Awards

Best Short Documentary
The Game God(S) by Adrian L. Burrell (USA)

Best Short Narrative
Sunday Morning (Manha de Domingo) by Bruno Ribeiro (Brazil)
Honorable Mention: For Love by Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor (United Kingdom)

Special Awards

LOVE+GRIT Philadelphia Filmmaker Award
Quarantine Kids by Bilal Motley, Bria Motley (USA)

LIONSGATE/STARZ Speculative Fiction Award
Clones by Letia Solomon (USA)

Audience Awards

Best Short Documentary
Still Waters by Aurora Brachman (USA)

Best Short Narrative
Glitter Ain’t Gold by Christian Nolan Jones (USA)