Antoine Bourges didn’t decide to make films because he fell in love with what he was seeing on screens. Instead, the director — who splits his time between Vancouver and Toronto — chose to pursue filmmaking during his college years because of what wasn’t on screen.
The docudrama “Framing Agnes” is a fascinating, multidimensional, mosaic-like glimpse at transgender life from the 1950s to today as interpreted by — and through — a group of transmasculine and transfeminine performers and creatives and one uniquely impressive academic.
Winner of the FIPRESCI Award and the Student Award 2022 International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg A huge congrats to director Graham Foy and the team of ‘The Maiden’ for their two awards and an honourable mention at Film Festival Mannheim Heidelberg! Read the heartwarming jury statements below: https://www.iffmh.de/news-archive/preisverleihung-2022/index_eng.html