Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) 2021
The Female Eye Film Festival will present a stellar selection of films from across North America. It will be available on digital TIFF Bell Lightbox, March 26 to 28.
FeFF 2021 – International Women’s Day
FeFF 2021 will commence on March 8th. Patricia Rozema will receive a special FeFF Best in The Biz Tribute and Maverick Award. The FeFF Maverick Award celebrates innovation, creativity and perseverance in the film and television industry. Patricia Rozema is an award-winning filmmaker who has blazed a unique and enduring trail in the industry, both nationally and internationally.
Statement from Valerie Creighton, President and CEO of the Canada Media Fund
Encore+ is proud to support the Female Eye Film Festival. Encore+ hosts dozens of iconic Canadian films directed by women and will this year serve as a digital showcase for works selected for the 2021 edition of the FeFF. I am delighted that this year’s Honorary Maverick Award will be bestowed upon internationally acclaimed director Patricia Rozema via Encore+, followed by a screening of I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing, winner of the Cannes Film Festival’s Best First Feature Award and ranked one of 150 essential works in Canadian cinema history by the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016.