Young audiences will delve into current and relatable topics through a slate of films, and participate in a variety of film-related events, at the sixth annual TIFF Next Wave Film Festival, running from February 17 to 19, 2017.
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The 25th Stockholm International Film Festival set many records including female award winners, with French director Céline Sciamma’s Girlhood winning the top prize. The film is a tale of class identity and belonging. It fills a gap among the stories that are traditionally told about Paris. The award for Best First Film went to July Jung for A Girl at my Door. Ninja Thyberg won the 1 Km Film scholarship with her short film Hot Chicks. The price enables the director to make a new short film which will be screened during the 2015 Film Festival.