Fenulla Jiwani wins film award

Fenulla Jiwani wins film awardFenulla Jiwani has won the 2014 Cayle Chernin Award for her short film Nobody.

The award was presented to Jiwani on Thursday evening during a ceremony at the Carlton Cinemas in Toronto. The annual Cayle Chernin Award acknowledges the work of a woman who is emerging or transitioning to the field of media arts or threatre. The prize includes a $1,000 cash prize, with this year’s winner also receiving a $1,000 equipment grant from William F. White International.

Jiwani’s short Nobody tells the story of a North American Muslim woman named Mahina. While on the way to her engagement party, Mahina meets a homeless woman who changes her life.

via Fenulla Jiwani wins Cayle Chernin Award » Playback.

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