KC FilmFest International Awards  2020

Best Heartland High School Student Short 

Best Heartland College Student Short – sponsored by Java Monster

Best Heartland Narrative Feature

Best Heartland Narrative Short

Best Heartland Documentary Short

Best Narrative Short-sponsored by Java Monster

Best Documentary Short – sponsored by Java Monster

Best Documentary Feature –  sponsored by Java Monster

Best World Cinema Film

Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film

Best Ensemble Award

Fred G. Andrews Emerging Filmmaker Award 

Rick Cowan Award for Best Cinematic Heartland Film Locations- Sponsored by Kansas City Film Office  

Best Narrative Feature – sponsored by Java Monster

Best Heartland High School Student Short

POTLUCK directed by Olivia Squires, Jared Goudsmit

Best Heartland College Student Short sponsored by Java Monster

POPCORN directed by James Slaven

Best Heartland Narrative Short 

MILDRED’S CRIME SHOW directed by Joshua Leonard

Best Heartland Documentary Short 

WILBUR NIEWALD directed by Elizabeth Stehling, Steve Snell

Best Narrative Short sponsored by Java Monster

A TIE

PAY PHONE directed by Yurugu Matsumoto

Best Narrative Short sponsored by Java Monster

A TIE

GOING STEADY directed by Brydie O’Connor

Best Documentary Short sponsored by Java Monster

BETYE SAAR: Taking Care of Business directed by Christine Turner

Rick Cowan Award for Best Cinematic Heartland Film Locations

Sponsored by Kansas City Film Office 

FLOOR 22 directed by Connor Simpson

Best Ensemble

MY DINNER WITH WERNER directed by Maverick Moore

Best Documentary Feature  sponsored by Java Monster

WITNESS AT TORNILLO directed by Shane Franklin

Best World Cinema Feature

UNTIMELY directed by Pouya Eshtehardi

Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film

SARAH ROSE HARPER  in The Last Days of Capitalism

Best Heartland Narrative Feature

WRETCH directed by Matthew Dunehoo

Best Narrative Feature sponsored by Java Monster

THE BLACK EMPEROR OF BROADWAY directed by Arthur Egeli