MAJOR AWARDS AND OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

Producer Alex Sangha and Director Vinay Giridhar qualified and entered for the
Ted Rogers Best Feature-Length Documentary
Director Vinay Giridhar qualified and entered for Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary

Out On Film is an Academy Award Qualifying Festival

Special Mention for Best Feature Documentary for Director Vinay Giridhar

World Premiere
Audience award given to films that score a 4 or higher out of a possible 5 points

Reelworld is a Canadian Screen Award Qualifying Festival

Nominated for three awards at VAFF
Best Canadian Feature Award
Best Director for Canadian Feature Award
Best Cinematography for Canadian Feature Award

VAFF is a Canadian Screen Award Qualifying Festival

Closing Film of the Festival

Closing Film of the Festival
Award Winner for Best Documentary
VISAFF is a Canadian Screen Award Qualifying Festival

India and South Asia Premiere

Audience Choice Award Winner

The British Film Institute (BFI) has selected 3 films out of the 32 films that were screened at the UK Asian Film Festival and Emergence: Out of the Shadows is one among them to stream on the BFI Player.