The winners of the eighth Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) were unveiled on Sunday night (Dec 4) at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island.

The competition winners are as follows.

New Visions
Restless City (US), dir Andrew Dosunmu

First Look
Best Feature: Amos (Bahamas), dirs Karen Arthur, Thomas Neuwirth

Best Short: Five Bones (Bahamas), dir Tyler Johnston

*Honorable mention to Tall Tale Of An Accidental Tourist (Bahamas), dir Jason Evans

Spirit Of Freedom: Narrative
VIPS (Brazil), dir Toniko Melo

*Honorable mention to Better Mus’ Come (Jamaica), dir Storm Saulter

Spirit Of Freedom: Documentary
Marathon Boy (USA-UK-India), dir Gemma Atwal

*Honorable mention to Zero Percent (US), dir Tim Skousen

Short Film
Homecoming (US), dir Gursimran Sandhu

Audience Awards

Best Narrative Feature: Better Mus’ Come (Jamaica), dir Storm Saulter

Best Documentary: On The Wings Of Men (US-Bahamas), dir Calvin Dwight Harris

The winning screenplay in BIFF’s Filmmakers’ Residency Program is Danea Cash’s screenplay March On.

The festival ran from Dec 1-4. For full details visit the official website.