Nashville Film Festival Announces Southwest Airlines Audience Awards





The Identical, Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me Take Home Top Prizes


Nashville, TN — Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) 2014 announced the Freedom to Choose Southwest Airlines Audience Awards tonight at the Closing Night Party of the Nashville Film Festival.


Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me, The Identical, Noble, and A Film About Kids & Music took home the audience voted awards. Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me also received this year’s Gibson Music City/Music Films Grand Jury Prize .

“The joy of presenting these awards is that through the Freedom to Choose ballot process, we are able to truly hear what our audience thinks about our Competition Films.” Brian Owens, NaFF Artistic Director shared at the presentation.

Freedom to Choose Southwest Airlines Audience Awards

U.S. Narrative
The Identical, Dustin Marcellino

U.S. Documentary
Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me, James Keach

World Narrative
Noble, Steven Bradley

World Documentary
A Film About Kids & Music, Ramon Tort

The U.S Narrative and Documentary award winners qualify to participate in the Independent Filmmaker Project’s Gotham Independent Film Audience Award in late 2014, which showcases films from the festival circuit that have captured audience attention and passion.

About Nissan North America

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Nashville Film Festival (NaFF), April 17 – 26, 2014, presented by Nissan North America, brings the world to Nashville in a 10-day celebration of film. NaFF celebrates the diversity of the human voice and vision by curating program segments to include Latino, Black, GLBT, and Jewish films. Founded in 1969 by Mary Jane Coleman, it is one of the oldest (45-years) film festivals in the U.S. As an Academy Award Qualifying Event, NaFF draws filmmakers and celebrity guests and the Festival annually garners notice from the Associated Press, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal online, MovieMaker Magazine, IndieWire, Variety, Billboard, New York and Script Magazine.

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