Two doc shorts have walked away with Sundance Short Film Jury Awards Jan. 25.
Alone (pictured) picked up the Short Film Jury Award: Non-Fiction. The film, directed by Garret Bradley investigates the layers of mass incacerations and how it shapes the modern black American family.
Finally, documentary short Broke – The Women’s Prison at Hoheneck out of Germany picked up the Short Film Jury Award: Animation. Directors Volker Schlecht, Alexander Lahl, Screenwriters: Alexander Lahl, Max Mönch tell the titular prison in East Germany, based on original interviews with former inmates.
The films were judged by Shirley Kurata, David Lowery and Patton Oswalt.