On Sunday May 6, NIGHT won awards at two festivals in one night. At the CineYouth Chicago International Film Festival, NIGHT received the Best Overall Film Award. At the Trinity Film Festival, NIGHT won Best Writing and Best Acting.
NIGHT also won Third Best Film at the Trinity Film Festival. Jury members at the Trinity Film Festival were Mad Men actor Mark Moses, producer Pierce Cravens (Metropolitan Entertainment) and casting director Kimberly Skyrme.
Dutch national news publications De Telegraaf and NU.nl wrote articles about Joosje's success. The Hague radio stadion Den Haag FM posted about it as well, and even a Surinamese paper picked up the news.