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iW NEWS | “Avant,” “Jihad” Take image+nation Prizes

iW NEWS | "Avant," "Jihad" Take image+nation Prizes

The 20th edition of Canada’s largest and oldest LGBT film festival, image+nation, concluded over the weekend and announced winners in various categories. Jacques Nolot‘s “Avant que J’Oublie won the jury prize for best feature; Parvez Sharma‘s look at homosexuality in the Islamic world, “A Jihad For Love,” won best documentary; and Dee Rees‘ “Pariah” won the jury’s short film award. The audience award for best feature went to homegrown Laurie Lynd‘s “Breakfast With Scot.” [Peter Knegt]

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