New Hope resident wins Audience Choice Award at New Hope Film Festival

by June Portnoy

Eighty films in 10 categories from 16 countries around the world attracted over 2,000 filmmakers and spectators to this year’s Sixth Annual New Hope Film Festival held July 24th through August 2nd. While many filmmakers came from as far away as the United Kingdom, Sweden and Puerto Rico, filmmaker Mark Harrison simply had to travel across town to attend.

Mark, a New Hope resident for over 25 years who raised his two children in this town with his wife, Lisa, was among the select number of award recipients this year. During the awards ceremony on August 2nd at the New Hope Arts Center, Mark accepted the Audience Choice Award for his Short Film, “Decisions.”

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