You will be redirected back to your article in seconds
Back to IndieWire

image+nation XXII Announces Winners

image+nation XXII Announces Winners

image+nation, Canada’s largest LGBT film festival, wrapped this Saturday in Montreal with a screening of closing night film, “Drool.” The festival’s jury also unveiled the winners, as follows:

Grand Jury Prize – Best Feature Film
“Soundless Wind Chime” (Hung Wing Kit, China/Switzerland)

Jury Prize – Best Documentary
“Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride” (Bob Christie, Canada)

Jury Prize – Best Short Film
“James” (Connor Clemments, Northern Ireland)

Short Film – Special Jury Mention
“Cowboy” (Til Kleinert, Germany)

20+20 Visionary Award – Feature Flm
“Donne-moi la main” (Pascal-Alex Vincent, France)

20+20 Visionary Award – Special Mention
“Maggots and Men” (Cary Crowenwell, U.S.A.)

20+20 Visionary Award – Short Film
“Ceci n’est pas une drag queen” (Olivier Lessard, Canada)

Audience Choice Award – Feature Film
“Drool” (Nancy Kissam, U.S.A.) and “Hannah Free” (Wendy-Jo Carlton, U.S.A.) (tie)

Audience Choice Award – Documentary
“Ferron: Girl on a Road” (Gerry Rogers, Canada)

Audience Choice Award – Short Film
“Falling for Caroline” (Christine Chew, Canada)

Also this year, the festival saw the launch of Queerement Quebec, which according to the festival, is a “web-based initiative that gives all Quebecers – especially those living outside of Montreal – the opportunity to screen the homegrown shorts presented during the festival. This evolving project is a reflection of the myriad perspectives and viewpoints of those who live as members of the LGBT community in a contemporary Quebec society.” [Andy Lauer]

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Uncategorized and tagged

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox