Longleaf 2022: Winners

2022 Longleaf Film Festival award tiles were handcrafted by Andrea Freeman, of Freeman Clayworks

The following films were awarded a ceramic tile, like those pictured above, at the public Awards Ceremony in Daniels Auditorium on Saturday evening, May 14.  The two Judges’ Choice films as well as both new Celebration and Community Productions also received a cash prize.


Overall Awards

Judges’ Choice Winner
Narrative Film

Judges’ Choice Winner
Documentary Film
From the Soul

African American Cultural Celebration Prize

Latin American Communities Prize

Best Movie Poster
Audience Choice
Oh Crappy Day

Genre Awards

Narrative Feature
Best Drama

Narrative Feature
Best Horror
Malibu Horror Story

Narrative Short
Best Sci-Fi

Narrative Short
Best Horror

Narrative Short
Best Comedy
No Mean Feet

Narrative Short
Best Drama
Feeling Through

Animated Film
Best Overall
Good Boy Cerberus

Documentary Feature
Best Overall
Blanket Town

Documentary Short
Best Overall
The Uncommon Garden

History+ Film
Best Documentary
Short Life of Trouble: The Legend of G. B. Grayson

Student Film
Best Narrative
Stuck in the System

Spoken Word Production
Best Overall
9 Brief Films from Suburban Zen

Web Series
Best Web Pilot

Music Video
Best Overall
“Deep Blue”


Click here for a general history of Longleaf 2022 . . .

Longleaf Film Festivall 2022 was held at the North Carolina Museum of History Narrative Movie Sets in the American South is a presentation at LFF 2022 state archivist Vann Evans and filmmaker and film historian Marsha Gordon lead this workshop at Longleaf 2022