Special Events and Dialogues

Award Ceremony

October 22, 2017

Join us for our closing night celebration and awards ceremony!

Margaret Mead’s granddaughter, actor and educator Sevanne Kassarjian, will present the 2017 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award. This year, there are a record 13 films in contention for the award—check out the full list of award contenders and learn more about our esteemed 2017 Mead Jurors.

Closing night also features a live breakdancing performance by the internationally competitive team from Babylon Dreamersthe dancers are flying in from Israel for the festival. After the award ceremony, the floor will be open for everyone to join in a hip hop dance party to celebrate the winners.

After the party, everyone is invited to a free screening of the award-winning film.