AWFJ EDA Awards @ DOXA: Films and Juries

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For the second consecutive year, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists is partnering with DOXA Documentary Film Festival to present EDA Awards for best female-directed films at the 16th annual festival, to be held from May 4 to 14, in Vancouver, BC. doxa logo 2017DOXA programmers have nominated female-directed films in two EDA Awards categories: Best Female-Directed Feature Length Documentary and Best Female-Directed Documentary Short. EDA Awards juries for both categories are comprised exclusively of AWJF members. Continue reading…

Nominated Documentary Features:

The Beekeeper & His Son – Directed by Died Weng, Switzerland/Canada
Drokpa – Directed by Yan Chun Su, US/China
Pornocracy – Directed by Ovidie, France
Complicit – Directed by Heather White and Lynn Zhang, US/China
Dazzling Light of Sunset – - Directed by Salome Jashi, Germany/Georgia
Le Concours – Directed by Claire Simon, France
Tokyo Idols – Directed by Kyoko Miyake

Jurors for Best Female-Directed Feature Length Documentary:

Marina Antunes
Jennifer Merin
Stephanie Merry
Janice Page

Nominated Documentary Shorts:

FIXED! – Directed by Cat Mills, Canada
Les Cloys – Directed by Julia Hechler, USA
Lucy – Directed by Elisa Chee, Canada
The Bloop – Directed by Cara Cusumano, USA
Commodity City - Jessica Kingdon, US/China
Turtles are Always Home – Lebanon/Canada
Voices of Finance – Directed by Clara van Gool, The Netherlands
Vers la Tendresse – Directed by Alice Diop, France
Life at a Snail’s Pace – Directed by Alexandra Gaulupeau, UK
Andrew Keegan is Moving – Directed by Justine Harbonnier, Canada

Jurors for Best Female-Directed Feature Length Documentary:
Betsy Bozdech
Lexi Feinberg
Cynthia Fuchs
Karen Martin

The EDA Awards for Best Female-Directed Feature and Best Female-Directed Short will be presented at the festival’s awards ceremony on May May 13th, 2017 at 8PM at SFU Woodwards.

For detailed descriptions of the nominated films, visit the DOXA Website.

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