Awards 2019

CLiFF Best-in-Festival Award
The film judged to be the best in the festival.
Voted on by CLiFF Board members
$500.00 CAD

The Miguel Cifuentes Radical Change Award
Created in memory of CLiFF’s late board member and a longtime labour activist, Miguel Cifuentes, who passed away in 2014. The award goes to the film that best reflects his passion for social justice and commitment to social change.
Chosen by Miguel’s family.
$500.00 CAD.

Best Canadian Film Award
Recognizes the Canadian film which best meets CLiFF’s purpose of telling stories of workers, unionized and non-unionized, thorough film by sharing the voice of those who seek justice on the job and dignity in the workplace.
As all Canadian films are screened in Toronto, voted on by Toronto audiences
$500.00 CAD.

The Beating Heart Award
Recognizes a filmmaker from an equity-seeking group to help support these important voices in film. Women, non-binary, LGBTQ, persons of colour or Aboriginal filmmakers are eligible for this award.
Voted on by CLiFF Board members
$500.00 CAD.