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10TH ANNUAL KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS

The 10th Annual Key West Film Festival announced its awards today, lauding five feature films and seven short films. The festival showed more than 75 films during the five-day festival, which ran November 17-21 and celebrated its 10th Anniversary. 

Read the list of award winners.

KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES GOLDEN KEY AWARDS FOR SEAN BAKER, KODI SMIT-MCPHEE AND CLINT BENTLEY

The Key West Film Festival announced today the recipient of its annual Golden Key Awards, including two new awards honoring Emerging Talent and Breakthrough Florida director.

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PAUL TAZEWELL RECEIVES KWFF GOLDEN KEY FOR EXCELLENCE IN COSTUME DESIGN

KWFF is pleased to award the 6th Annual Golden Key for Excellence in Costume Design to Paul Tazewell. Mr Tazewell, whose latest work can be see in the upcoming release of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, will join Deborah Landis for a thrilling conversation at the festival.

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Join us for the 10th Annual Key West Film Festival, November 17-21, 2021!  All-Access and VIP Premium Passes are available now at keywestff.com.

ABOUT KWFF FILM FESTIVAL

The Key West Film Festival—where passion meets paradise—is an annual celebration of contemporary cinema in a historically rich, artistically vibrant, and culturally diverse island community.

KWFF strives to showcase the best of Florida filmmaking talent, while highlighting visiting filmmakers and industry leaders through discussions and workshops, with access to some of the biggest names in the film business. The festival also looks to support the next generation of local student filmmakers with scholarships and other key awards.

The festival’s Critics’ Focus program, enhanced with the juried Critics’ Prize, together with the Costume Design Focus, marks the Key West Film Festival as a vital stop on the awards season’s fall festival circuit, with programs designed to support film criticism and craft while giving audiences greater context and perspective through public conversations guided by expert voices. Key publications represented in KWFF Critics’ Focus program and Critics’ Prize at the festival include: Los Angeles Times, Vulture.com, Rolling Stone, Indiewire, Vanity Fair, Washington Post, TimeOut NY, Roger Ebert, and more.

Past guests have included: Burt Reynolds, John Waters, Mariel Hemingway, Harmony Korine, Marisa Tomei, Paul Haggis, Alan Cumming, Sebastian Junger, Tom Berenger, Paul Verhoeven, Billy Corben, Terry George, Corey Glover, Steven Bauer, Anson Mount, Celia Weston, Angus MacLachlan, Judy Blume, Ondi Timoner, Bob Wisdom, Val Lauren, Anne O’Shea, Lois Smith, Mark Bridges and many more.

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