We are delighted to announce the LIFF 2023 Audience Awards for Best Fiction Feature and Best Documentary Feature. Audience votes were collected at the end of every screening of a feature film from 3 to 19 November 2023, with ratings from 5 stars (high) to 1 star (low). We have also listed the top 20 in the audience voting for fiction features, and the top 10s for documentary and retrospective features. If you joined us at LIFF 2023, thank you so much for voting!

Top 20 Fiction Features

  1. Goodbye Julia (Best Fiction Feature Award)
  2. Poor Things
  3. Yudo: The Way of the Bath
  4. The Holdovers
  5. The Monk and the Gun
  6. How to Have Sex
  7. Monster
  8. All of Us Strangers
  9. Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person
  10. The Boy and the Heron
  11. Anatomy of a Fall
  12. Inshallah a Boy
  13. The Zone of Interest
  14. Fallen Leaves
  15. Robot Dreams
  16. The Queen of My Dreams
  17. Slow
  18. Daaaaaali!
  19. The Taste of Things
  20. Sira

Top 10 Documentary Features

  1. Tish (Best Documentary Feature Award)
  2. This is Going to Be Big
  3. Your Fat Friend
  4. Kim's Video
  5. Pictures of Ghosts
  6. Angel Applicant
  7. Orlando, My Political Biography
  8. Scala!!!
  9. Celluloid Underground
  10. The Hostage Takers

Top 10 Retrospective Features

  1. Strangers on a Train
  2. The Dupes
  3. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  4. The Red Angel
  5. The Train
  6. Demons
  7. The Spider Tattoo
  8. Shadow of the Vampire
  9. Night Train
  10. Bushman