Bahamas International Film Festival

December 9-12, 2004

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Bahamas Film Festival - 2004 Winners

Ky-Mani Marley and Cherine Anderson in a scene from One Love
Rick Elgood and Don Lettīs ONE LOVE received the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature

Grand Jury Prize for the Spirit of Freedom International Film Competition

20 FINGERS (20 Angosht) by Mania Akbar, Iran
A film in several episodes exploring the issues of men and women within the confines of tradition and family in Iran.

Honorable Mention

WHISKEY ROMEO ZULU by Enrique Pinyero, Argentina
A re-telling of the events preceding the LAPA Airlines Boeing 737 crash on August 31, 1999 into midtown Buenos Aires that resulted in the deaths of 67 people.  The film exposes the collusion between the Air Force and the airline to evade air safety controls and maximize profits.

First Annual Modern Maverick Award

LOVE ME IF YOU DARE (Jeux d'enfants) by Yann Samuell, France
As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts...

Torchlight Screenwriting Award for best screenplay in the New Visions Section

DORIAN BLUES by  Tennyson Bardwell, USA
A funny, quirky comedy that adds freshness to a coming of age story. Angst is the main course for Dorian, a cute, somewhat awkward teenager going through his senior year of high school hell, while beginning to explore his sexuality.

filmBUZZ Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
ONE LOVE by Trevor Rhone, Jamaica
Kassa, a free-wheeling Rasta-man, falls for straight laced gospel singer Serena, when they both meet as they enter a music contest.

filmBUZZ Audience Award for Best Documentary
TIBET: CRY OF THE SNOW LION by Sue Poesay, Victoria Mudd, USA
The dark secrets of Tibet's recent past are powerfully chronicled through riveting personal stories and interviews, and a collection of undercover and archival images... 

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