félúton Halfway

Halfway (Félúton), a short film by Hungarian student Kristóf Lendvai, took home the prize for best high school film at Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Film Festival this past weekend, the festival’s organisers said on Tuesday.

The 38-minute film starring actors of Zalaegerszeg’s Hevesi Sándor Theatre bested four other films in its category to clinch the top prize.

Halfway is the coming-of-age story of an adolescent boy who runs away from home after finding out that his parents intend to divorce.

The film won its first award at Italy’s Under The Stars International Film Festival, with Attila Bellus taking home the prize for best male supporting actor.

Last month, it was featured in the line-up for the Prisma Independent Film Awards.

Halfway’s trailer with English subtitle:  

The results of the 2020 Awards Ceremony are

Short Screenplay:

Dummy by Matthew Macola

Short Documentary:

iRony dir. Radheya Jegatheva

High School:

Halfway dir. Kristóf Lendvai – HUNGARY

Feature Screenplay:

Away From My Heart by Hoyt Richards

Feature Documentary:

The Unbelievable Plight of Mrs. Wright dir. Greta Valenti & Robin Davey

University Film:

The Book of Job dir. Andrew Oh

Director Feature Documentary:

Nadia Ramoutar & H. James Gilmore for Triplex

Short Narrative:

Litany For Mister President dir. Christopher Meyers

Indie Spirit:

Bury It dir. Leigh Murphy

Best Music Video:

Kiss Me Malibu dir. Mikel Arraiz

Notable Oklahoman:

Paul Cooper

Feature Narrative:

Thank You 5 dir. Reid Estreicher & Michael Barnard

Director Narrative Short:

Christopher Meyers for Litany For Mister President

Lead Actor in a Narrative Feature:

Benjamin Singel for The Book of Job

Lead Actor in a Narrative Short:

Dominic Best of Litany For Mister President

Supporting Actor in a Film (Short or Feature)

John Durbin for Litany For Mister President

Comedy:

Sparky & Butch

Director of a Feature Film:

Ethan Cartwright for Sins of the Fathers

Most Inspirational Film:

What People Are dir. Jordan Wilson

Source: MTI

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