2016 Audience Awards

How to Vote

The BlackStar Audience Awards are an opportunity for you to show your enthusiasm for your favorite films screened in the festival. Audience Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Favorite Documentary Feature
  • Favorite Documentary Short
  • Favorite Experimental Film
  • Favorite Narrative Feature
  • Favorite Narrative Short

Ballots are arranged by program. After every screening, please rate each film with a score from 1-5 with ‘5’ representing your highest opinion. If you did not see the film, choose “N/A”. If at all possible do not share devices when voting. We will delete repeated IP addresses.

Please note that this ballot closes at 11:59pm EDT on August 8, 2016.

If you have any questions email star@blackstarfest.org.


Please choose the day and program for your voting from the drop-down menus below. You will need to do this for each program. We strongly encourage you to vote right after you attend each screening.

Rate the films you view on a scale of 1 – 5: (1) poor, (2) fair, (3) good, (4) very good and (5) excellent