Awards

Chicago International Film Festival

1989 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Short Film
Stealing Images (1989)

Genie Awards

2010 Won
Genie
Best Feature Length Documentary
A Hard Name (2009)
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Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

2013 Nominated
Best Canadian Documentary
15 Reasons to Live (2013)

Toronto International Film Festival

2015 Won
Platform Prize
Hurt (2015)

"Following a long discussion, the jury has chosen unanimously to give the Platform prize to HURT. ... More

"Following a long discussion, the jury has chosen unanimously to give the Platform prize to HURT. It is a film that explores the complexity and fragility of human destiny in a country that much of the world sees as a paradise."

2013 Won
Best Canadian Feature Film
When Jews Were Funny (2013)

"For its deeply moving exploration of memory, identity and community and for its coherent and ... More

"For its deeply moving exploration of memory, identity and community and for its coherent and profoundly humourous representation of the personal as universal."

1989 Won
Best Canadian Short Film
Stealing Images (1989)

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