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6th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival – Winners Announced

6th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival - September 7-9, 2017

WINNERS

Congratulations! We are pleased to announce our Winners for the
6th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) September 7 – 9, 2017

  • *Best Adventure/ Extreme Adventure Film*
    • It’s Not About The Cycle
    • dir. Achyutanand Dwivedi, Mumbai, Maharashatra, India
  • *Best Eco-Friendly Film*
    • An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch
    • dir. Alison Barat, Annapolis, MD, United States
  • *Best Kid-Friendly Film*
    • Alaotra – Endangered Treasures of Madagascar
    • dir. Julia Dordel, dir. Guido Tölke, Niedersachsen, Germany
  • *Best Short Film*
    • Crab Trap 
    • dir. Shea Sizemore Director, North Carolina, United States
  • *Best Short Documentary*
    • Résonances 
    • dir. Jean-Julien Pous, Seoul, South Korea, Republic of Korea, France
  • *Best Feature Documentary*
    • Last Fisherman
    • dir. James Stier, – Sheffield, United Kingdom, Tirol, Austria
  • *Best Off The Grid Film*
    • To Live Deliberately
    • dir. Piers Garland, London, United Kingdom
  • *Best Vintage Beach*
    • Cities Under the Sand
    • dir. Sandra Dillon, Upper Black Eddy, PA United States
  • *TBFF *Spirit Award*
    • Accidental Parkland
    • dir. Dan Berman, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • The TBFF Spirit Award goes to the filmmaker who most demonstrates the “Indie Spirit”, through film production, audience engagement, producing a memorable contribution on film and passion for their subject or subject matter.

6th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival – Selections Announced

6th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival - September 7-9, 2017

6th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) September 7 – 9, 2017
All Films will be screened
in the beautiful Beach United Church Performance Hall
Complete Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online July 28
TorontoBeachesFilmFest.com

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 6th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF)! Most of these Films and Documentaries will have their ‘Canadian Premiere’ right here at TBFF.

In alphabetical order, our TBFF Premieres from around the Block and Around The World are:

  • 300 Tires and an Old Sofa (10:36m) Documentary
    • dir. Phil Audibert, Gordonsville, VA, United States
  • Accidental Parkland – (56:36m) Documentary
    • dir. Dan Berman, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Alaotra – Endangered Treasures of Madagascar (72:07m) Documentary
    • dir. Julia Dordel, dir. Guido Tölke, Niedersachsen, Germany
  • An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch (47:47m) Documentary
    • dir. Alison Barat, Annapolis, MD, United States
  • Blue Ventures – (6:07m) Documentary
    • dir. Gabriel Diamond, Palo Alto, California, United States
  • Cities Under the Sand – (3:33m) Film
    • dir. Sandra Dillon, Upper Black Eddy, PA United States
  • Crab Trap – (24:47m) Film
    • dir. Shea Sizemore Director, North Carolina, United States
  • Elias’ Stand – (10:46m) Documentary
    • dir. Jyllian Gunther, Brooklyn, NY, United States
  • Fishermen Without a Sea – (20:06m) Documentary
    • dir. Lucas Bonetti, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Explorer – (7:58m) Documentary
    • Dir. Francis Luta – Toronto, Canada
  • Ghosts Nets (23:07M) Film
    • dir. Mark Bousfield, Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • It’s Not About The Cycle – (61:08m) Documentary
    • dir. Achyutanand Dwivedi, Mumbai, Maharashatra, India
  • ‘Milk For Britain’ – (13:27m) Animated Film
    • dir. Danijel Margetic, dir. Shay Carriere, Croatia / Toronto
  • The Other (“L’autre”) – (6:41m) Music Video
    • dir. Joe Hoster, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Last Fisherman (72:59m)
    • dir. James Stier, – Sheffield, United Kingdom, Tirol, Austria
  • To Live Deliberately – (17:40m) Documentary
    • dir. Piers Garland, London, United Kingdom
  • Résonances – (45:49m) Documentary
    • dir. Jean-Julien Pous, Seoul, South Korea, Republic of Korea, France
  • SACA – The Story of Tiago Pires – (106:42m) Documentary
    • dir. Julio Adler, Lisbon, Portugal
  • The Race Of Gentlemen – (61:04m) Documentary
    • dir. Wayne Gibson, Richmond, VA, United States
  • The Reindeer Belong To The Wind(38:58m) Documentary
    • dir. Päivi Kapiainen-Heiskanen, Mikkeli, Finland