Cinequest 19 Films by Category

Cinequest 19 Films by Category

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Cinequest 19 Films by Category

For more information on Cinequest Film Festival 19 Feature, Documentary, and Short Juries, please click here.

Opening Night: Wake
Closing Night: The Nature of Existence

Maverick Narrative Competition
The world is your oyster as our 2009 Competition is unleashed—awarding films with the distinction of Best Feature Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Short Animated Film, Best Short Documentary, Best Student Film, Best Feature Narrative and Maverick Spirit Award. Cinequest is also honored that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has elected to recognize the Cinequest Film Festival as a qualifying festival in the Short Films category for the annual Academy Awards®. Recipients of the Best Short Narrative and Best Short Animation Awards will qualify for consideration for an Academy Award®. (Jury Info)
Another Man
As Simple As That
The Bet
Billy Was a Deaf Kid
Camila JAM
Cut Loose
For My Father
The Friend
The Market
The Necessities of Life
Tokyo Sonata
The Tour
Two Million Stupid Women

Maverick Documentary Competition
(Jury Info)
Crude Independence
Fallen Angel - Larry Norman
Garrison Keillor
Gotta Dance
Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison
Killer Poet
Living in Emergency
The Nature of Existence
Raging Grannies
Rock Paper Scissors
Salute - The Peter Norman Story
Witch Hunt

Short Film Competition
(Jury Info)
Program 1: Dark Humor in the Dark
Program 2: Document: The World
Program 3: Animated World
Program 4: Come Together
Program 5: Letting Off Steam
Program 6: The Hereafter
Program 7: Breaking Through
Student Film Competition

Special Presentations
Amongst the superb international program of Maverick artistry that Cinequest presents, we always find some very special films and artists that captivate and inspire us. It is an honor for us to present these exceptional events that add an incredible topping to the week-long event. One thing is for sure, though; they are all exciting discoveries that add to the experience you can only get at Cinequest.
The Caller
The Least Among You
The Skeptic

Global Landscapes

This year’s dazzling Global Landscapes program offers a collection of artistic achievements that span the globe, and we proudly present here these unique visions, cultures and creeds. Demonstrating a depth of imagination and variety of subject matter that can only be explored by diversity, this showcase offers views from some of the new voices investigating fresh themes in unique ways. Global Landscapes is always an extraordinary group of films, spotlighting cultures whose influence has a significant global impact on the changing face of cinema.
The Beautiful Blue Danube
Bitter & Twisted
How Am I Not Going to Love You?
The Compassionate One
Day of Light
El Camino
Esthers Inheritance
Finnish Tango
Get Brunette
Historias Extraordinarias
The Investigator
Johnny Mad Dog
The Man Who Loved Yngve
Mommy is at the Hairdressers
Native Dancer
Night Train
The Photograph
A Police Romance
Ramchand Pakistani
Songs from the Southern Seas
Tandoori Love
When My Time Comes

New Visions
New Visions pays homage to the director whose film best reflects the future of filmmaking. Previous winners of the New Visions Award have gone on to garner more awards, receive distribution and “wow” audiences around the globe after their Cinequest premiere—continuing to prove their artistry through creative, stimulating and mind-altering films that exhibit the new dimension of cinema.
All About Dad
Audie and the Wolf
Blue Road
Corpse Run
First Person Singular
The Forest
Generic Thriller
How to Be...
The Last Lullaby
New Brooklyn
Ready? OK
Samurai Avenger: Blind Wolf
Why Am I Doing This?