Wow! What a great start for Risen: The Howard Winstone Story on the festival circuit.
At the Newport International Film Festival in Wales, Risen almost swept the board! The film was nominated in 6 categories and won five! These were: Best Film: 'Risen: The Howard Winstone Story', Best Director: Neil Jones for 'Risen', Best Actor: Stuart Brennan (Howard Winstone), Best Actress: Grainne Joughin (Benita Winstone) and Best Supporting Actor: Boyd Clack (Howard Winstone Snr).
At the Bootleg Film Festival in London, Neil Jones and Risen was awarded the original Vision award. "We were really impressed by this movie!"
Finally, at the New Jersey Film Festival in the USA, Risen won the Best Feature Film award.