18th Route 66 Film Festival 2019

View the 2019 Festival poster (PDF)

View the 2019 Festival Program (PDF)

Award winners chosen by the judges were:
Hugh Moore Best of Festival: The Obituary of Jasper James (Ryan Fenson-Hood)
Best Animated Film: A Big Mission (Longyin Zhou & Yujie Chen)
Best Comedy Film: This Is Cindy (Terence Miller)
Best Debut Film: Chemistry Read (Norm Lang)
Best "Diversity" Themed Film: My Dream Goes All the Way to Iran (Negar Mojtahedi)
Best Drama Film: The Land (Stephen Wallace Pruitt)
Best Experimental Film: Transit(ion) (Robert Sickels)
Best Foreign Language Film: Rruga (The Path) (Besim Ugzmajli)
Best Made in Illinois Film: 25 Texans in the Land of Lincoln (Ellen Brodsky)
Best Student Showcase Film: Fraser Syndrome & Me (Kyle Anne Grendys)

The film voted Audience Favorite was: Inheritance (Elijah Alvarado)