THE WINNERS

Watch the Margins17 film fest winners, chosen from over 50 entries, representing 35+ colleges around the country! (Pictured on right: Hannah & Alysha Menakaya presenting their Crowd Choice winning entry at the IFTJ in November ’17.) 

GRAND PRIZE | “Salam from Syria”
Syrian refugees recount memories of beauty.
by Sabrina Attar
Florida State University

CROWD FAVORITE & SECOND PRIZE | “We are One”
Our goal is to promote unity as we fight for a better future.
By Hannah Menakaya & Alysha Menakaya
Georgetown University

THIRD PRIZE | “The Duality of Roses”
The story of an adoptive mother.
By David Barbosa
Rockhurst University

OFFICIAL SELECTION | “Full Circle”
An NFL star brings hope to his struggling hometown.
By Raymond Knudsen
Florida Sate University

OFFICIAL SELECTION | “To Change”
Three teenagers take action on various issues affecting their communities.
By Jeff Fan
Columbia University