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Toronto Beaches Film Festival 2015 – Winners Announced

4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival July 03-15, 2015

4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) July 03-15, 2015

We are pleased to announce our Winners for the 4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival!

  • ‘Alegria – A Humanitarian Expedition’
    • (28:44m, Switzerland) Documentary dir. Christoph von Toggenburg
    • BEST Travel Film
  • ‘Happy Town: Surf Suit
    • (5:22m, Canada) Mocumentary dir. Fred Kroetsch
    • BEST Short Film
  • Life’s A Beach
    • (52:58, United Kingdom) Documentary dir. John Baker
    • BEST Activism Film
  • Single In South Beach Beach
    • (94:14, USA) Film dir. Alejandro Itkin
    • BEST Feature Film
  • Start Local
    • (74:12, Midland, Ontario) Film dir. Nate Lacroix
    • BEST Eco-Friendly Film
  • Strange Rumblings in Shangri La
    • (54:24m, USA) Film/Doc Hybrid dir. Joe Guglielmino (“Joe G”)
    • BEST Surf Film
  • Sybil and Betts: Requiem For A Friendship
    • (43:42m, Canada) Documentary dir. David Bajurny
    • BEST Short Documentary
  • ‘Voyage’
    • (3:20m, London, Canada) Film dir. Shaughn Cameron
    • BEST Kid-Friendly Film
  • Walking In Two Worlds
    • (43:10m, USA) Documentary dir. Bo Boudart
    • BEST Feature Documentary
  • The Paddler Movie
    • (43:10m, Toronto, Canada) Documentary dir. Carey Missler
    • TBFF Spirit Award
    • The TBFF Spirit Award goes to the filmmaker, documentary or documentary subject who most demonstrates the “Indie Spirit”, through pride of film production, promotion of film, audience engagement and producing a memorable contribution on film. This year we give this award to Carey Missler from Team #The PaddlerMovie who embodies this spirit for his tireless efforts in promoting his film and his passion for making films filled with beach culture –

The 5th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival will run July 8-9, 2016. See You There!

4th Annual – Toronto Beaches Film Festival – Official Selections Announced

4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival July 03-15, 2015

4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) July 03-15, 2015

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival! Most of these Films and Documentaries will have their ‘Canadian Premiere’ right here at TBFF.  In alphabetical order, our Premieres are:

  • ‘Alegria – A Humanitarian Expedition’
    • (28:44m, Switzerland) Documentary dir. Christoph von Toggenburg
  • ‘Bolero for Surfing in Moravia
    • (91:37m, Prague, Venezuela) Film dir. Valerio Mendoza
  • ‘Falling Stars
    • (5:11m, USA) Documentary dir. Karen Martin
  • ‘Green Zombies
    • (3:20m, USA) Film dir. Krishna Devine
  • ‘Happy Town: Surf Suit
    • (5:22m, Canada) Mocumentary dir. Fred Kroetsch
  • Life’s A Beach
    • (52:58, United Kingdom) Documentary dir. John Baker
  • No Extras
    • (15:01, USA) dir.Andrew Pilmer
  • Single In South Beach Beach
    • (94:14, USA) Film dir. Alejandro Itkin
  • Start Local
    • (74:12, Midland, Ontario) Film dir. Nate Lacroix
  • Strange Rumblings in Shangri La
    • (54:24m, USA) Film/Doc Hybrid dir. Joe Guglielmino (“Joe G”)
  • Sybil and Betts: Requiem For A Friendship
    • (43:42m, Canada) Documentary dir. David Bajurny
  • The Paddler Movie
    • (43:10m, Toronto, Canada) Documentary dir. Carey Missler
  • Voyage
    • (3:20m, London, Canada) Film dir. Shaughn Cameron
  • Walking In Two Worlds
    • (43:10m, USA) Documentary dir. Bo Boudart

The 4th Annual TBFF Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Saturday April 25 at TorontoBeachesFilmFest.com