17th Annual On Location: MEMPHIS Winners Revealed

On Location: MEMPHISThe winners of the 17th Annual On Location: MEMPHIS International Film & Music Festival awards were announced on Sunday, August 14, during an awards brunch at The Atrium in Midtown Memphis. The films were selected by an esteemed panel of judges with dozens of years of experience in the entertainment industry. The complete list of winners is below, with a brief synopsis courtesy of the filmmaker.

2016 Winners List


Year By The Sea (USA)  – Alexander Janko, Director

Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free.

Animated Short:

Cuerdas (Spain) – Pedro Salís García, Director
María’s routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends. The film is full of nuances and it relates a tender story of a friendship.
Documentary Short:
Soy Cubana (Cuba) – Jeremy Ungar, Ivaylo Getov, Directors
The Vocal Vidas are a female a cappella quartet from Santiago de Cuba – the cradle of Afro-Cuban music. This documentary explores their unique sound and tells the story of crafting a musical career in a society in which artistic merit is not measured solely by economic success.

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