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CineFAM Film Festival announces it’s 2021 Award Winners

CineFAM Film Festival celebrated a successful 5th year of films with its awards ceremony October 24th.  CineFAM, founded by award winning filmmaker and Academy member Frances-Anne Solomon, introduces audiences around the globe to bold and original stories by women and non-binary creators of colour.  The 2021 festival theme, ”5 Years of Limitless Imagination’’ was brought to life by this year’s filmmakers. The festival opened with the powerful, thought-provoking Film “Subjects of Desire” by Jennifer Holness and closing out the festival No Justice No Peace byKahRa Azania MartinWhat I Meant to Say by Oshini Wanigasekera and Stateless by Michèle Stephenson

CineFAM Film Festivalis proud to announce the 2021 award recipients: 

Best Feature Film  

The First Call by Angela Onuora (Kitchener, Ontario)   

Best Feature Documentary  

Subjects of Desire by Jennifer Holness (Toronto, Ontario)   

Best Short  

What I meant to Say by Oshini Wanigasekera (Calgary, Alberta)   

Best Director  

AI: Artificial Immortality by Ann Shin (Toronto, Ontario)  

Best Overall Film  

Wash Day by Kourtney Jackson (Toronto, Ontario)   

Best Cinematography  

The Curse of Willow Song by Karen Lam (Burnaby, British Columbia)  

Impact Award (Tied)  

No Justice No Peace by KhaRa Azania Martin (Pickering, Ontario)  

Only Light will touch us by Alicia K. Harris (Scarborough, Ontario)  

Thank you to all the filmmakers who brought their outstanding projects to CineFAM Film Festival 2021.    

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