The MUFF 19 Awards
Here are the winners of the 19th Melbourne Underground Film Festival awards.
Best Film – Farmlands by Lauren Southern
Best Actor – Gary Cairns II (Purgatory Road)
Best Actress (tie) – Trista Robinson (Purgatory Road) and Gertrud Stammheim (Ulrike’s Brain)
Best Director (tie) – Stephen K Bannon and Mike Retter
Best Supporting Actor – Jonathan Johnson (Ulrike’s Brain).
Best Supporting Actress – Isabelle Jacqueline (The Decadent and Depraved)
Special Jury Prize – Ulrike’s Brain by Bryan Bruce LaBruce
Best Documentary – Trump at War – by Stephen K Bannon
Award for Innovation and Daring – Mike Retter (for pioneering Vertical Cinema)
Best Cinematography – Andrew Gionetto – Purgatory Road
Best Short (tie) – No Fury by David John Kelly and Five O Clock by James Di Martino
Runner Up best short – The Intentions of F.Scott Ryan Fitzgerald
Best Actor (tie) -Leigh Scully (Harm) and Albert Goikhman (Five o’Cock)
Best International Short – Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Terry McMahon)
Special Jury Prize Shorts – Sacrificial Virgins
Special Patron’s Award (tie) – Poetry Club and For The Love of Cinema
Best Technical Achievement – Night Games – by Rob Boyd.
Best Director – Terry McMahon
Award for Best New Talent – James Di Martino