Clips from "Desperately Seeking Helen" - "Venus" - "House for Sale"
"Desperately Seeking Helen" (English, 82 min)
A feature docudrama about filmmaker's fateful search for childhood film star and vamp Helen in the world's largest dream factory: Bollywood. (nfb.ca).
- Prix de La Semaine de Critique (Locarno Film Festival)
- Special Jury Prize (München Dokumentarfilm Festival)
"Venus" (English, 95 min)
A dramatic comedy about a transitioning woman who discovers that she has a 14 year old son.
- Winner of Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) EDA Award for Best Female Directed Feature Film (Whistler Film Festival 2017)
- Best Narrative Feature Film (Cinequest Film Festival 2018)
- Audience Award for Best Feature (Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival 2018)
- Best Actor - Jamie Mayers (Transgender Film Festival, Kiel, Germany 2018)
- Best Trans Performance - Debargo Sanyal (Transgender Film Festival, Kiel, Germany 2018)
- Best Feature Film (Mix Milano Film Festival, 2018)
"House for Sale" (English, 18 min)
A stranger shows up at a suburban house that is up for sale. As the owner's wife gives a tour of the place, the stranger recalls a memorable night when a fatal promise was made.
- Jury Award Best Canadian Short (Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival)
- Best International Men's Short (NCGLFF)
- Winner Crystal Cactus Award- Best Short (Out in the Desert LGBT Film Festival)
- Best Performance Atif Siddiqi (Mosaic South Asian International Film Festival)
- Best Performance Atif Siddiqi (Fetisch Film Festival, Germany)
- Audience Award (Image+Nation Film festival)
- Best Short Film (Long Island LGBT Film Festival)