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Winners of San Diego Independent Cinema Awards are proudly announced on October 22nd, 2023.


Best Narrative Feature
UNDER CONTROL
Director: Manuel Philippe Poutte

Best Documentary Feature
AJASS: Pioneers of the Black is Beautiful Movement
Director Louise Dente

Best Narrative Short & Best Director 
RIP
Director: Patricia Frontain

Best Short Documentary
Zoe
Director: Gaby Scott

Best Actress
Sylvie Sadarnac
RIP

Best Actor
Steven Edmonds
LƎFT

Best Animation
UPADANA
Directors: YI-TING LI, YA-JHE CAI

Best Comedy
Nothing to say
Director: Adam Jones

Best Student Film
Sophie
Director: Marie Lydie Bierne

Best Web/Series/Pilot
I/O (Input-Output)
Molly J Vernon

Best Composer
Faust-Fragmente
Kevin Salfen

Best Experimental Film
Rain
Director: Rachel Smith 

Best Female Director
To Whom Close Their Eyes
Director: Ana Díez

Best Feature Script
Alta California
Writer: Lynn H. Elliott

Best Short Script
The End
Writer: Al Lefcourt

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