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Indy Film Awards announces nominations for 2020 ceremony

  • Nominees for the inaugural Indy Film Awards announced
  • Indy Film Library to screen all films at art-house cinema Filmhuis Cavia
  • Films screened from 15:00-21:00 on March 1st 2020 include Dutch comedy short “Korte Kuitspier” and Oscar-submitted documentary “Call Me Intern

Independent film review platform Indy Film Library has announced the short-list for its first annual awards ceremony. The Indy Film Awards will be open to the public, and will take place at Amsterdam’s Filmhuis Cavia, on the 1st of March.

Tickets are already on sale via FilmFreeway, and will also be available at the door, though attendees should purchase in advance to avoid disappointment.

During the day-long event, all selected films will be screened for the public, before the winners of the Best Feature Narrative, Best Feature Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Short Documentary and Best Experimental Film are announced.

Films nominated for a winner’s laurel at the screening are:

Jack Brindelli, Founder and Editor in Chief of Indy Film Library, said, “Indy Film Library was founded as a means to solving both these issues; providing professional public reviews to independent filmmakers, and a platform to champion a new generation of undiscovered talent!

“The filmmakers whose work has been selected for screening at this year’s Indy Film Awards have all done something quite remarkable in that regard and the mainstream film industry should be looking anxiously over its shoulder at these bright new artists moving in on its turf!”

Indy Film Library

Based in Amsterdam, Indy Film Library is a film-criticism platform, which delivers insightful feedback to independent filmmakers. The organisation also hosts an annual gathering to celebrate the best and brightest up-and-coming talents in the industry. For more information, visit, or email


Jack Brindelli – Editor-in-Chief, Indy Film Library

Having founded and run film festivals in the UK and Netherlands, as well having worked on screening committees in the US and Latvia, Jack Brindelli knows what it takes to get work picked up by movie events all over the world. In order to get independent advice to those looking to develop their art, he founded Indy Film Library in 2019.

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