Festivals/Awards

EVE & THE FIRE HORSE

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SPECIAL JURY PRIZE, WORLD DRAMATIC
2006 Sundance Film Festival

CLAUDE JUTRA PRIZE, BEST DIRECTION ON A FIRST FEATURE FILM
& 5 CANADA SCREEN AWARD NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE
2007 Canada Screen Awards

WINNER OF 5 LEO AWARDS INCLUDING BEST DIRECTION OF A FEATURE FILM
2006 Leo Awards

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
2006 San Diego Asian American Film Festival

BEST EMERGING FEATURE DIRECTOR
2006 New York Asian American Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD, MOST POPULAR CANADIAN FILM
2005 Vancouver International Film Festival

BEST ACTRESS
2006 BendFilm Festival

BEST FEATURE FILM & MOST POPULAR CANADIAN FILM
2005 Calgary International Film Festival

CHARLES ISRAEL AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY

DARYL DUKE SCREENWRITING AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY

OFFICIAL SELECTION:

Karlovy Vary, SXSW, Seattle, Puchon, MoMa Screenings, Hawaii,
VC Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Durban, Montreal,


ARMY OF ONE

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BEST CANADIAN FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
2003 Hot Docs Film Festival

GEMINI AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST DIRECTOR

OFFICIAL SELECTION:

2003 Amsterdam International Documentary Festival (IDFA)
2004 Hamptons International Film Festival
2004 Detroit Film Festival
2004 Minneapolis Film Festival

 

PROTECTION

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JURY PRIZE, SPECIAL MENTION, BEST FEATURE FILM & BEST ACTRESS
2001 Ourense Independent Film Festival (Spain)

SILVER PLATTER AWARD, BEST FEATURE FILM
2001 Figueira Da Foz International Film Festival (Portugal)

CANADA SCREEN AWARDS NOMINATION, BEST ACTRESS

9 LEO AWARD NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING BEST PICTURE (2000)

 VANCOUVER FILM CRITIC’S AWARD, BEST CANADIAN INDIE FEATURE

BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM
2001 Victoria Film Festival

OPENING FILM, CANADIAN IMAGES
2000 Vancouver International Film Festival

Official Competition, MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL 2000

 

 

ISLAND OF SHADOWS

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 2001 GEMINI AWARD, BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

WINNER OF 3 LEO AWARDS INCLUDING BEST DIRECTOR OF A DOCUMENTARY – 2001

 

SAY I DO: Unveiling the Stories of Mail-Order Brides

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OFFICIAL SELECTION:

HOT DOCS 2003
MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL 2002
VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2002
VICTORIA FILM FESTIVAL 2003
GLOBAL VISIONS FILM FESTIVAL, Edmonton 2003
WORLD COMMUNITY FILM FESTIVAL 2003
WORLD SOCIAL FORUM, Mumbai, India 2004
AUSTRIA SOCIAL FORUM, Vienna, Austria 2004
ASIA PACIFIC NGO FORUM, Bangkok, Thailand 2004
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CINEMA AND TECHNOLOGY, New York 2005
GIRL FEST! Hawaii 2005
SINE! SINE! FILM FESTIVAL, San Francisco 2005
THE F FESTIVAL (Feminist Centennial Film Festival), Manila, Philippines 2005