The Alliance of Women film Journalists is partnering with Tallgrass Film Festival to present EDA Awards for Best Female Directed Films at the festival’s 20th edition, taking place in Wichita, Kansas from September 28 to October 2, 2022. This is the second consecutive year of the partnership.
With “Stubbornly Independent” as its motto, Tallgrass Film Festival, one of the nation’s leading regional film festivals, founded in 2003, aims to foster an appreciation of the cinematic arts by creating shared experiences around the international medium of film. Women in film are high priority on the festival’s agenda and the program presents a high percentage of female-directed films.
This year, AWFJ will present EDA Awards in two categories:
- Best Female-Directed Feature Film (Narrative or Documentary)
- Best Female-Directed Short Film(Narrative or Documentary)
Two jury panels of AWFJ members will select the winners from films nominated by the festival, including four narrative films and ten short films. AWFJ’s features jury includes
AWFJ’s shorts jury includes
The AWFJ EDA Award winners will be announced and awards presented to their worthy winners at the Tallgrass Film Festival’s awards ceremony. Stay tuned for more information leading up to the event.