SO HONOURED to report the latest awards, nominations and distinctions for WHAT WALAA WANTS! See it in theatres across Canada and around the world in upcoming festivals!
WOW - What Walaa Wants chosen as one of TIFF Canada’s Top 10 ❤️ See it at the TIFF Bell Lightbox for one week starting March 1, 2019!
What Walaa Wants coming to theatres near you! In collaboration with the National Film Board of Canada
MONTREAL - January 25 - February 8, Cinema du Parc
CALGARY - February 15 - 22, Globe Cinema
EDMONTON - February 17, Metro Cinema
TORONTO - February 20, Hot Docs Bloor Cinema
VANCOUVER - February 27, Vancity Theatre
TORONTO - TIFF Canada’s Top 10 - March 1 - 8, TIFF Bell Lightbox
December 4, 2018: Grateful to announce that WWW has won the Ajyal Film Festival Hilal Best Feature Film Award, as decided by a wonderful youth jury of 13-17 year olds.
November 15, 2018: Going to Amsterdam for the world’s biggest doc fest? See What Walaa Wants in the Best of Fests program at IDFA!
November 8, 2018: Opening Night Film at RIDM in Montreal - November 8th, 2018
October 27, 2018: Lovely news from my home town, WWW wins the Best Documentary Award at the Forest City Film Festival in London, Ontario
October 21, 2018: What Walaa Wants wins the Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award at the Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York - thank you to the amazing jury!
Recent Awards and Nominations: After a premiere at the Berlinale 2018 and winning the Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs, What Walaa Wants has won the WIFTV Award for Artistic Merit at the Vancouver Int. Film Festival, and was nominated for the Directors Guild of Canada Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary.