©2019 by Columbus Black International Film Festival. 

2019
Winners:

Best Animation : Wash Day dir. Jaida Salmon 

Best Short Film: Know me So Well dir. Starr Nathan

Best Feature Film: Bakas`o: Afrobeat of Cuba dir. Eli Jacobs- Fantauzzi

Best Short Documentary: Redacted dir. Naeema Jamilah Torres

Best Music Video: Moody; DotCalm dir. Mario Hensley

Best International Film: The Turning Son dir. Thabiso Christopher

Best Feature Screenplay:  Mickey Hardaway dir. Marcellus Cox

Best Short Screenplay: Survival of Ghostwriter dir. Ericka Gomez 

Buckeye Choice Awards: The Runaways dir. Dewey Ortiz Jr.

About the festival

Winners 2018:

Best Feature: "Black Cop" dir. Corey Bowles 

Best Short Film: "Othello-San" dir. Theodore Adams

Best Short Documentary: "Donté and Day'Mariah" dir. Donté Woods-Spikes

Best International Film: "Kasala"dir. Ema Edosio

Best Music Video: "October '96"  dir. Adetokumboh

Best Homegrown Film: "KAM" dir. Kwamé Berry

Best Animated Film: "Abeeka and the Maroons" dir. Kevin Jackson

Best Short Screenplay: "Collars"  by Aaron Harris

Best Feature Screenplay: "Blue Cadillac, White Girl" by Lamarr Gray

Buckeye Choice Awards: "KAM" dir. Kwamé Berry