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33% of Contenders for San Francisco Festival’s Golden Gate Awards Directed by Women

33% of Contenders for San Francisco Festival's Golden Gate Awards Directed by Women

Six women-directed films — three narrative, three nonfiction — will compete for the San Francisco International Film Festival’s Golden Gate Awards this year. 

The total of 18 films (with nine finalists in each category) are in contention for nearly $40,000 in award money. The winners will be announced on May 6. 

The films competing for the New Directors Prize (Narrative Feature) award directed by women are:

“Bota” — Iris Elezi, Thomas Logoreci, Albania/Italy/Kosovo

“Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere” — Diep Hoang Nguyen, Vietnam/France/Germany/Norway

“Sworn Virgin” — Laura Bispuri, Italy/Switzerland/Germany/Albania/Kosovo

The films competing for the Documentary Feature award directed by women are:

“Democrats” — Camilla Nielsson, Denmark

“Very Semi-Serious” — Leah Wolchok, USA

“The Wolfpack” — Crystal Moselle, USA

[via Variety]

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