MSPIFF41 Shorts Jury Competition Award Winners

  • A Guide To Dining Out In Nairobi
  • In Flow of Words
  • Judy's Thoughts
  • Seeds
  • The Trucker
  • Udeyonv (What They’ve Been Taught)


The Main 5 Sun, May 22, 2022 7:00 PM


MSPIFF41 Shorts Jury Competition Winners

Films are listed here in screening order.

Fiction Short Honorable Mentions

The Trucker
Directed by Raven Johnson. USA. 2021. 14 min. Fiction Short.
An immigrant trucker makes his way across the American Midwest.

Directed by Morningstar Angeline & Ajuawak Kapashesit. USA. 2022. 12 min. Fiction Short.
Without parents to guide them, two girls reflect on the love their parents modeled and the grief of their loss.

Best Fiction Short Winner

A Guide to Dining Out in Nairobi
Directed by Hugh Mitton. USA. 2021. 11 min. Fiction Short.
A security guard unexpectedly receives a $10 tip and wonders how far he can make it go?

Documentary Short Honorable Mentions

Judy's Thoughts
Directed by Melody Gilbert. USA. 2022. 13 min. Documentary Short
In 1981, a mother records her thoughts as her life is slipping away. Thirty years later, her daughter finally listens.

Udeyonv (What They’ve Been Taught)
Directed by Brit Hensel. USA. 2022. 10 min. Documentary Short.
Expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world as conveyed by an elder and first language speaker.

Best Documentary Short Winner

In Flow of Words
Directed by Eliane Esther Bots. USA. Year 2021. 22 min. Documentary Short.
Interpreters reflect on the testimonies of both victims and suspects of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia.

Included Shorts

The Trucker (14min) More
Seeds (12min) More
A Guide To Dining Out In Nairobi (11min) More
Judy's Thoughts (13min) More
Udeyonv (What They’ve Been Taught) (10min) More
In Flow of Words (22min) More