Violet and June

“Violet and June” (2017) is a bouncy lesbian romcom about an anxious young woman named Violet, who falls in love with her best friend, June.

Viewing available upon request at linnea.ritland@gmail.com — ask me, I don’t bite! Select clips can be seen in my Director’s Reel.
Contact the CFMDC to book for a screening: bookings@cfmdc.org
Check for updates at facebook.com/violetjunefilm

Budget: $4500.

Awards:

Gerry Brunet Memorial Award (Best BC short), VQFF, 2017 – $2500 value
Audience Choice Award, 14th Reel Pride Film Festival, Winnipeg, 2017 – $1250 value
Jury Choice Award, 14th Reel Pride Film Festival, Winnipeg, 2017 – $1250 value
Executive Producers’ Prize, Alameda International Film Festival, 2017 – $150 value
Nominated for Leo Award, 2018 – Best Student Production
Best 3rd Year Writing, POV 27 Student Film Festival, UBC, 2017 – $125 value
Best 3rd Year Production Design, POV 27 Student Film Festival, UBC, 2017 – $125 value
Best Cinematography – Romance Feedback Film Festival, 2017

Screenings:

BFI Flare, London, UK, 2018
Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival, 2017
VQFF: Vancouver Queer Film Festival, 2017
Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival, 2017
Fairy Tales Film Festival, Calgary, Canada, 2018
OutFilm CT, Hartford, Connecticut, 2018
34th Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival, 2018
22nd NCGLFF, North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, 2017
aGLIFF30, Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival, 2017
Desperado LGBT Film Festival, Phoenix, Arizona, 2018
22nd LesGaiCineMad, Madrid International LGBTI Film Festival, 2017
Zinentiendo: International LGBTQI Film Festival, Zargoza, Spain, 2018
7th FilmFest homochrom, Cologne and Dortmund, Germany, 2017
Reel Pride Film Festival, Winnipeg, Canada, 2017
WFF Whistler Film Festival, 2017
6th Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival, 2018, Victoria, Canada
VSFF Vancouver Short Film Festival, 2018
VAFF Vancouver Asian Film Festival, 2017
SAFF Seattle Asian American Film Festival, 2018
Portland Comedy Film Festival, 2018
AIFF Alameda International Film Festival, 2017
Chilliwack Independent Film Festival, 2017
East Van Showcase: The Drive (2017), Vancouver, Canada
Romance Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2018
Mountain of Laughs Comedy Festival, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 2018
Salute your Shorts Festival, LA, California, 2017
We Like Em Short, Baker City, Oregon, 2018
Voiceless International Film Festival, Bay Area, California, 2017
WAMM Women and Minorities in Media Festival, Towson University, Maryland, 2018

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