The Utah Film Center announced the 2014 Damn These Heels Salt Lake City International LGBT Film Festival Audience Award Winners: The Way He Looks, for dramatic film and Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story, for documentary film.
The eleventh annual festival was presented July 11–13 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Salt Lake City’s LGBT film festival featured independent, documentary and foreign feature-length films from around the world that explore LGBT issues, ideas and art.
Audience Award: Dramatic
The Way He Looks / Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho
Directed by Daniel Ribeiro
95 min | 2014 | Brazil
A charming coming-of-age story about a blind teenager trying to live an independent life, when a new student joins his class, plans change.
Audience Award: Documentary
Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story
Directed by Mark Herzog, Sandrine Orabona
90 min | 2014 | USA
Former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Beck executes a personal mission, as Kristin Beck, in search of life, liberty, and happiness—the American ideals she once protected in the military.