Victoria Film Festival

VFF 2019 Awards!

February 13, 2019

And the VFF 2019 winners are…

Best Feature Film
Sink or Swim

Directors: Gilles Lellouche

Country: France

Year: 2018

Runtime: 122 min

Best Canadian Feature
Through Black Spruce

Director: Don McKellar

Country: Ontario, Canada

Year: 2018

Runtime: 111 min

Best Canadian First Feature
Robbery

Director: Corey Stanton

Country: Ontario, Canada

Year: 2018

Runtime: 93 min

Cultural Currents Award
Warrior Women

Director: Christina King & Elizabeth Castle

Country: USA

Year: 2018

Runtime: 67 min

Documentary

Best Documentary
Children of Snow Land

Director: Zara Balfour & Marcus Stephenson

Country: Nepal/UK

Year: 2018

Runtime: 93 min

Documentary

Audience Favourite Short
Encore

A young piano player tries to help his mother cope with the death of her husband the only way he knows how – through music.

Connor Gaston | Victoria | 12.5 min

Best Short Animation
The Backward Astronomer

A couple meets at a ritzy party. They fall in love and paint the town red together. Then one day when love has faded, he wanders the city, finding a door that leads directly to the surface of the moon.

Jake Nelson | USA | 10 min

Cineplex Entertainment Audience Favourite
Children of Snow Land

Director: Zara Balfour & Marcus Stephenson

Country: Nepal/UK

Year: 2018

Runtime: 93 min

Documentary

FilmCan Senior Winner
The Geez Documentary by Presley Dickau

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