Jury winners announced for this weekend’s YES Fest film festival

The jury prize winners are being announced for the YES Fest film festival, which starts today in downtown Columbus.

The best documentary category is a tie between “The Rescue” and “Torn.” The best narrative winner is “Americanish” and the best short film is “Feeling Through.”

The eight-person jury included filmmakers, media representatives, actors, producers and directors from film festivals across the United States.

The Audience Awards will be determined based upon audience voting during the festival.

The film festival runs through Sunday with 20 films, documentaries and shorts to be shown. Tickets for individual films are $7 or $35 for the whole weekend’s slate of movies.

YES Cinema is owned and operated by the non-profit Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center. All proceeds go to support the center in its mission. The cinema is at 328 Jackson Street in downtown Columbus.

You can get more information at yescinema.org or at yesfilmfestival.com.