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15th edition of Toronto Women Film Festival

Toronto Women Film Festival is devoted to the promotion of female cinema. It is important to recognize talented female voices and female artists from all over the world and Toronto Women Film Festival has turned into a popular film festival and a fantastic platform which has dedicated itself to the promotion and screening of international female artists in cinema. Features, shorts and screenplays of all genres compete together in various sections of the seasonal festival. The winners of each category go through another round of programing for the annual festival which happens in Carlton Cinema of downtown Toronto every July. The finalists of annual festival are screened further in the annual competition. It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the latest seasonal edition of 2022.




Best Narrative Feature

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Director: Puk Grasten



Best Narrative Short

Le Ballon Bleu

Director: Katherine Griffin



Honorable Mention Short

Maria Theresa gives Birth

Director: Nikol Cibulya



Best Feature Documentary

The Old Woman and the Sea

Director: Vivien Pieper

Best Short Documentary

Born in Prison

Director: Lucy Sherriff

Best Experimental

NA CAILLEACHA - SEVEN VOICES

Director: Barbara Freeman

Honorable Mention Experimental:

Our Mother

Director: Kate Mckellar

Best Comedy

Maddie’s Red Hot

Directors: Maddie Sherston, Jeremy Cumpston


Best Science Fiction

Metamorphosis

Director: Ting Song


Best Horror

Vibrator Girl

Director: Kara Strait

Best Animation

Txotxongiloa

Director: Sonia Estévez

Best Web/TV/Pilot

Les Liaisons dangereuses: The lost letters

Director: Karine Ricard

Best Music Video

Devil Said Roam

Directors: Megan Morrison, Tofik Aliev

Best Student Film

Silent Is the Night

Director: Pernille Lund

Best Actress

Kaiulani Lee

Fight Like Hell: The Testimony of Mother Jones

Best Female Cinematographer

Beth Cloutier

A Name in Your Book

Best Female Scriptwriter

Patricia V Davis

Lyvia's House

Best Female Producer

Debra Kellner

ETERNAL SKY

Best Female Editor

Libya Al-Emin

The Torture Within

Best Female Director

Dorothée Van den Berghe

Aller Retour

Best Composer

Rae Spoon

Quin​n

Best LGBTQ

REQUIEM

Director: Emma Gilbertson

Best Human Rights

A life in Silence

Director: Halimah Tariq

Best Poster

Maria Theresa gives birth

Nikol Cibulya

Best Film About Women

Holy Prostitution

Director: Mehdi Kazemi

Best Canadian Female Filmmaker

Cracked: The Perplexing World of Egg Donation

Director: Rebecca Campbell

Best Environmental

Blue Roots

Director: Gabriela Dominguez

Best First-Time Female Filmmaker

Wake

Director: Rebecca Rose

Best thriller

Interview With Ian

Director: Janice Lauren Baker

Best Unproduced Script

Zofia

Writer: Kathryn Mincer

Best Historical Film

How Long Must We Wait

Director: Jaclyn O'Laughlin

Best Biographical Film

THE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE VOLCANO

Director: Mar Navarro Llombart

Best Sport Film

Femme Ocean

Director: Annika Lioba von Schütz


Best Youth Artist

Milla Dubourdieu

Le Ballon Bleu (The Blue Balloon)

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