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Awards

“Medical documentaries don’t get more intimate – or more harrowing – than this powerful look at a young Vancouver woman’s wait for a life-saving double lung transplant.” – Norman Wilner, Now Magazine – Critics pick, Best of the Fest

  • Most Popular Canadian Film Award: Vancouver International Film Festival 2009
  • Most Popular Canadian Documentary Award: National Film Board (Awarded at Vancouver International Film Festival 2009) – Watch the Acceptance Speech by Eva and Filmmakers Philip & Nimisha
  • Top Ten Audience Favourite: Hot Docs International Film Festival 2009
    (2nd in the voting for most popular film behind the Oscar winning film “The Cove”)
  • Best Documentary Award: Arizona International Film Festival 2010
  • Audience Award – Best Documentary: Mendocino Film Festival 2010
  • Best Emerging Filmmakers: Mendocino Film Festival 2010
  • Audience Award – Best Documentary: Omaha International Film Festival 2010
  • 2010 Don Haig Award for Emerging Filmmakers: Hot Docs International Film Festival
  • 2010 Rockie Award, Best Canadian Program: Banff World Television Festival
  • Artistic Merit Award: Women in Film & Television Vancouver
    (Awarded to Nimisha Mukerji: director, producer & editor and Gillian Lowry: executive producer)

“A young Vancouverite’s battle with cystic fibrosis gets compelling treatment in this 70-minute doc by the team of Phil Lyall and Nimisha Mukerji. By examining Markvoort’s relationships with two fellow CF sufferers who she met online, Lyall and Mukerji also show how personal support systems may be more important than the medical kind when it comes to surviving a health crisis.”- Jason Anderson, National Post

Official Selections

  • Spokane International Film Festival 2010
  • Available Light Film Festival 2010
  • Women’s Film Festival Brattleboro, Vermont 2010
  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2010
  • Omaha International Film Festival 2010
  • Arizona International Film Festival 2010
  • Mendocino Film Festival 2010
  • Bite Me! Toronto International Body Image Film & Arts Festival
  • Hot Docs International Film Festival 2009
  • Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival 2009
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival 2009
  • Westdoc Conference LA 2009
  • Calgary International Film Festival 2009
  • Vancouver International Film Festival 2009
  • St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival 2009
  • Global Visions Film Festival in partnership with Doc Soup Edmonton 2009

 

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