Vancouver's Women in Film Festival awards On the Farm's Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Lutine, and more

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      The 12th annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival wrapped up its 2017 edition on March 12. The festival concluded with awards being announced on March 12.

      Among the winners was Vancouver actor Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers for her performance in On the Farm, a dramatic feature set in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside during events related to serial killer Robert William Pickton.

      On the same day, Tailfeathers also won a Canadian Screen Award for best actress in a dramatic program or limited series for the TV version of the film, entitled Unclaimed.

      Below is the full list of winners from the festival.

      Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers

      IATSE 891 Award for Best Feature

      Lutine, directed by Isabelle Broué

      UBCP ACTRA Award for Best Performance

      Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, On The Farm

      Casting Workbook Award for Best Performance in a short

      Jenny Schily, "Aftermath"

      Sim Digital Award for Best Cinematography

      Cornelius Plache, Luciano Cervio, Maximilian Preiss for Anishoara

      IATSE 699 Award for Best Cinematography in short

      Monika Plura, "On The Beach"

      Pacific Backlot Award for Best Screenplay

      Lutine, Isabelle Broué

      CCE Award for Best Editing

      Maximilian Raible, Where to, Miss?

      Side Street Award for Best Editing in short

      Aube Foglia, "An Uncertain Spring" (tie)
      Carmela Iandoli, "The Wake" (tie)

      DGC-BC Award for Best Direction

      Narges Abyar, Breath

      Finale Award for Best Short

      "Sisters", Natasha Merkulova

      24 Frames Award for Best Doc

      A Revolution in Four Seasons, Jessie Deeter

      Matrix Award for achievement in a B.C. short

      "The Thinking Garden", Christine Welsh

      Matrix Award for achievement in a B.C. short

      "Trying", Shauna Johannesen

      Matrix Award for achievement in a B.C. short

      "Ranger", Sandra Ignagni

      Best Screenplay (from screenplay competition)

      Lily Mercer, My Old Man


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