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Imagine This Women’s Film Festival 7th Edition Announces Award Winners

The Justice of Bunny King wins Best International Film and Essie Davis wins Best Actress

In Her Name wins Best Feature Film and Philip wins Best Actor 


New York, NY (Oct 3, 2022) – The 7th Annual Imagine This Women’s Film Festival, presented 136 films and 17 screenplays from 26 countries in a hybrid form with screenings in person at the Regal Essex Crossing and online,  wrapped up Sunday, October 2, and has announced the winners of the festival’s awards. 


“We were excited to introduce Imagine This Women’s Film Festival to a whole new audience who might not have had the opportunity to enjoy some of the boldest and thought-provoking films and stories made by women and non-binary filmmakers and storytellers while we continue with our mission to amplify and empower independent and aspiring filmmakers from around the world, especially during these of times,” said Patrice Francois, Founder and Festival Director.


Prizes were sponsored by: Final Draft, International Screenwriters' Association - ISA, Florida Studio 


And the winners are:


Best Narrative Feature 

In Her Name directed by Sarah Carter


Best Documentary Feature

At Your Cervix directed by A'magine


Best Short Film 

Dorlis directed by Enricka MH


Best Documentary Short 

54 Miles To Home directed by Claire Haughey


Best International Narrative Feature 

The Justice Of Bunny King directed by Gaysorn Thavat


Best International Documentary 

Marianne directed by Valentina Canavesio


Best International Short 

Twa Fèy directed by Eléonore Coyette


Best International Documentary Short directed 

Taste Of Refuge by Felisha Pederse


Best Director

Meagan Noel Fulps


Best Horror Short

Pinged directed by Aahana Ardey


Best Comedy 

Anaconda directed by Chelsea Gonzalez


Best Romance 

First Date directed by Carly Usdin


Best Drama 

Housemaid #2 directed by Roxanne Stam


Best Thriller 

God's Gift directed by Jasmine Siddall


Best Sci-Fi 

Hummingbird directed by Lindsey E. Gary


Best Animated Short 

Dear Diary directed by Yulong Jones


Best Web Series 

How To Hack Birth Control directed by Sassy Mohen


Best Music Video 

Jeete Raho Music Video directed by Kathleen Sheehan


Best AD directed by Giulia Achenza

The Mirror


Best Experimental 

Meshes Of The After directed by Meg Case, Brad Porter


Best Cinematography 

The Window directed by Sarah Kaskas


Best Emerging Storyteller

Alaa Zabara 


Best Student Storyteller

Shira Sznaider


Best New York Film

Me and You


Best Actress

Essie Davis


Best Actor

Philippe Caland


Audience Award



Best Screenplay

Amy And Angel


Best Short Screenplay

For Laughs


Best TV Pilot

Kill The Lax Bro



Honorable Mention: Lilian 

Honorable Mention: Birds, Bees, and Threes

Honorable Mention: Exceptional Talent

Honorable Mention: Rearranging Skin: A Love Letter to the World

Honorable Mention: Hound of Love

Honorable Mention: Ages of Men

Honorable Mention: SPIT

Honorable Mention: Dawn

Honorable Mention: Our Story

Honorable Mention: MATKA / POLKA




About Brooklyn Imagine This Women’s Film Festival (ITWIFF):

Imagine This Women’s Film Festival is dedicated to providing women and non-binary storytellers and filmmakers with a platform to encourage and develop creative projects. With Imagine This Women's International Film Festival and Girl Power Film + Media Summit, Imagine This aims to amplify and empower independent and aspiring filmmakers from around the world. The goal of Imagine This is to support women by sharing their work with the public, promoting equal opportunities for BIPOC womxn and the LGBTQIA+ community, providing educational support and professional development, and serving as a resource information network.


For ITWIFF press inquiries contact: Tiffany Barnett, ITWIFF PR coordinator,


For more info about the festival and the 2022 winners please visit here.

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