16th Route 66 Film Festival 2017

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View the 2017 Festival Program (PDF)

Award winners chosen by the judges were:
Hugh Moore Best of Festival: Alfred J. Hemlock (Edward Lyons)
Best Animation: The Pirate Cruncher (Howard Cook)
Best Comedy: Streaker (Peter Luisi)
Best Drama: A Pact Among Angels (Richard Angers)
Best Debut Film: Self-Made Man/Rainbow Sunshine Woman (Carol Caster)
Best Foreign Language Film: 2 By 2 (Mark Playne)
Best Illinois Film: The Sheriff's Children (Mike Boedicker)
Best "Freedom" Themed Film: Crows of the Desert (Marta Houske)
Best Student Showcase Film: Adventures of Lucy (Teddy Valentovich)

The Audience Favorite was: My Country (Giancarlo Iannotta)