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Proud sponsor of the

VIWIFFLegacy Awards

Legacy Awards Presentation & Film Screenings

Thursday March 7th, 6:30 - 11:30 pm

Presented during the Spotlight Awards Gala

VIFF's Vancity Theatre

1181 Seymour Street

Since the inception of the Vancouver Women in Film Festival in 2006, LEGACY FILMWORKS has supported WIFTV and BC filmmakers through cash sponsorship of awards and artists fees. TheVIWIFF Legacy Awards go to WIFTV members for their outstanding achievement in film and are presented annually to the top three BC filmmaking teams from the festival. Every year, Deboragh Gabler, President & CEO of LEGACY FILMWORKS, presentsthese threecash awards at the Opening Night screening and reception.

2013Winners from the 8th Annual VIWIFF

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1st place
OMG | 10:00 mins
2012, Canada, directed by Siobhan Devine

An inter-generational short film about 14-year-old emo-goth Kaylee who thinks she is the top of the food chain when it comes to being misunderstood. After a monster fight with her parents over her texting habit Kaylee runs away to her understanding grandma's house. All is going well until Kaylee's cell phone battery runs out.
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2nd place
A RED GIRL'S REASONING | 10:06 mins
2012, Canada, directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers

After the justice system fails the survivor of a brutal, racially-driven sexual assault, she becomes a motorcycle-riding, ass-kicking vigilante who takes on the attackers of other women who've suffered the same fate.
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3rd place
BOL (SPEAK!) | 15:08 mins
2011, Canada & India, directed by Meghna Haldar

A cyclist meets a stranger in the market. A boy waits for his mother to return home. A man wakes up to find that his face is being stolen by shadows.Three separate encounters become the departure point of this short dramatic experimental triptych on the nature of violence.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2013 VIWIFF LEGACY AWARD WINNERS!


Women In Film & Television Vancouver (WIFTV) is an internationally affiliated non-profit society committed to advancingand celebrating women in screen-based media.