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Best Narrative Feature

A Good American

A Good American

Best Documentary Feature

Battalion to my Beat

Battalion to my Beat

Best Narrative Short

Welcome To The Last Bookstore

Welcome to the Last Bookstore

Best Documentary Short

American Street Kids

American Street Kid

Most Impactful Social Impact Film



Most Inspiring Emerging Artist

Woman's Initiative F3 | Hollywood Film Festival 2016

Women’s Initiative

Please Join Our Special Conversation Hosts
Edie Hand & Stephanie Frederic

Our 2016 HFF3 “Curated Conversation” hosts are industry leaders with valued insight for aspiring filmmakers and content creators with unique perspective on achieving professional and personal success as women in entertainment.

It is an honor and a pleasure to have them share their experience and inspiration.

Complimentary tickets are limited so please R.S.V.P.

Festival Schedule

Friday December 2nd, 2016

  • 7:30 pm | Best Documentary
    A Good American, Directed by Friedrich Moser
  • 9:00 pm | Double Feature
    Best Narrative Short — Battalion to me Beat, Directed by Eimi Imanishi
    Best Narrative Feature — Demimonde (Félvilág), Directed by Attila Szasz

Saturday December 3rd, 2016

  • 2:00 pm | Special Feature
    The Last Ride, Directed by Edie Hand
  • 3:00 pm | Women’s Initiative [F3]
    Curated Conversation with Edie Hand & Stephanie Frederic
  • 5:30 pm | Double Feature
    Best Emerging Filmmaker — Kristin Catalano, Director of Clarence
    Best Documentary Short — Welcome to the Last Bookstore, Directed by Chad Howitt
  • 8:00 pm | Best Social Impact Film
    American Street Kid, Directed by Michael Leoni
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