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Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Awards

Here are the Winners and Runner-Ups
Supreme Award
Winner: Jason Loftus (Eternal Spring)
Runner Up: George Gittoes (No Bad Guys),
Runner Up: Daizy Gedeon (Enough! Lebanon's Darkest Hour)
Runner Up: Sonita Gale (Hostile)
Best Australian Documentary
Winner: The Power of Activism (Steven Pasvolsky)
Runner Up: No Bad Guys (George Gittoes)
Runner Up: Paper City (Adrian Francis)
Runner Up: ENOUGH! Lebanon's Darkest Hour (Daizy Gedeon)
Best Melbourne Documentary
WINNER: Paper City
Runner Up: Patou
Runner Up: Cuba My Soul
Runner Up: Leigh
Best Emerging Director - Australia
WINNER: Adrian Francis (Paper City)
Runner Up: DieselnDub
Runner Up: Freedom Street
Runner Up: A Certain Mother
Best Director - Australia
WINNER: George Gittoes (No Bad Guys)
Runner Up: Adrian Francis (Paper City)
Runner Up: Daizy Gedeon (Enough! Lebanon's Darkest Hour)
Runner Up: Steven Pasvolsky (The Power of Activism)
Best International Documentary
WINNER: The Automat
Runner Up: Waterman
Runner Up: Ferguson Rising
Runner Up: Our Words Collide
Best Music Documentary
WINNER: Learning to Live Together
Runner Up: DiselnDub
Runner Up: Patou
Runner Up: Left Over Feelings:
Best Environmental Documentary
WINNER: Dying for Gold
Runner Up: Green is the New Black
Runner Up: Finite: The Climate of Change
Runner Up: Living in the Time of Dying
Best Director
Winner: Libby Spears (Art of Rebellion)
Runner Up:Jason Loftus (Eternal Spring)
Runner Up Catherien Meyburgh (Dying for Gold)
Runner Up: Sonita Gale (Hostile)
Audience Choice
Winner: Australia My Home: An Albanian Migration
Runner Up: Dosed 2
Runner Up: Eternal Spring
Runner Up: Cuba My Soul
Supreme Jury Prize Short Documentary
Winner: Complete
Runner Up: Vanitas
Runner Up: Wastewater: A Tale of Two Cities
Runner Up: Connecting the Dots
Best International Short Documentary, Video Essay or Webseries
Winner: Wastewater: A Tale of Two Cities
Runner Up: Connecting the Dots
Runner Up: Me Mahmoud and the Mint Plant
Runner Up: Ghosts of Moria
Best Australian Short Documentary, Video Essay or Webseries
Winner: Complete
Runner Up: Mellow
Runner Up: My Mother the Action Star
Runner Up: The David Scott Story
Best Melbourne Short Documentary, Video Essay or Webseries
Winner: Vanitas
Runner Up: MV Portland
Runner Up: The Magical Crow
Runner Up: Gone With the Wing
Best Short Director - Australia
Winner: Steven Andrew McIntyre and Glen D'Cruz (Vanitas)
Runner Up: John Tsiavis (Mellow)
Runner Up: Maria Tran (My Mother the Action Star)
Runner Up: Jary Nemo (The David Scott Story)
Best Short Director – International
Winner: Sarah Franke (Wastewater: A Tale of Two Cities)
Runner Up: Dou Roland (Connecting the Dots)
Runner Up: Cat Mills (Me Mahmoud and the Mint Plant)
Runner Up: Florian Eladbi & Michael Graversen (Ghosts of Moria)
Best VR
Winner: Cosmic Atomic
Runner Up: Count Down to D-Day
Runner Up: Polar Bear
Runner Up: A New Dawn
Supreme Jury Prize Documentary Photograph
Rita Leistner - Forest for the Trees
Best International Documentary Photograph
Rita Leistner - Forest for the Trees
Best Australian Documentary Photograph
Michael Shaw - Living in the Time of Dying
Best Documentary Photographer
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