Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Canadian Film

The winners of the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Canadian Film are listed below:

WinnersEdit

2000sEdit

Year Film Director Ref.
2000 Maelström Denis Villeneuve [1]
New Waterford Girl Allan Moyle [2]
waydowntown Gary Burns [2]
2001 Last Wedding Bruce Sweeney [3]
Ginger Snaps John Fawcett [3]
Mile Zero Andrew Currie [3]
Lost and Delirious Léa Pool [3]
2002 Flower & Garnet Keith Behrman [4]
Ararat Atom Egoyan [5]
Bollywood/Hollywood Deepa Mehta [5]
2003 The Barbarian Invasions (Les Invasions barbares) Denys Arcand [6]
Falling Angels Scott Smith [6]
Owning Mahowny Richard Kwietniowski [6]
2004 Childstar Don McKellar [7]
Festival Express Bob Smeaton
Scared Sacred Velcrow Ripper
A Silent Love Federico Hidalgo
2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. Jean-Marc Vallée [8]
It's All Gone Pete Tong Michael Dowse [9]
Water Deepa Mehta [9]
2006 The Rocket (Maurice Richard) Charles Binamé [10]
Away from Her Sarah Polley [11]
Manufactured Landscapes Jennifer Baichwal [11]
Monkey Warfare Reginald Harkema [11]
2007 Eastern Promises David Cronenberg [12]
My Winnipeg Guy Maddin [13]
Up the Yangtze Yung Chang [13]
2008 It's Not Me, I Swear! (C'est pas moi, je le jure!) Philippe Falardeau [14]
Heaven on Earth Deepa Mehta [15]
The Necessities of Life Benoît Pilon [15]
2009 I Killed My Mother (J'ai tué ma mère) Xavier Dolan [16]
Polytechnique Denis Villeneuve [17]
The Young Victoria Jean-Marc Vallée [17]

2010sEdit

Year Film Director Ref.
2010 Incendies Denis Villeneuve [18]
Last Train Home Lixin Fan [19]
Trigger Bruce McDonald [19]
2011 Café de Flore Jean-Marc Vallée [20]
Small Town Murder Songs Ed Gass-Donnelly [21]
Starbuck Ken Scott [21]
2012 War Witch (Rebelle) Kim Nguyen [22]
Cosmopolis David Cronenberg [23]
Stories We Tell Sarah Polley [23]
2013 The Dirties Matt Johnson [24]
Gabrielle Louise Archambault [25]
Watermark Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Burtynsky [25]
2014 Tu dors Nicole Stéphane Lafleur [26]
Enemy Denis Villeneuve [27]
Mommy Xavier Dolan [27]
2015 Room Lenny Abrahamson [28]
The Forbidden Room Guy Maddin [29]
Sleeping Giant Andrew Cividino [29]
2016 Hello Destroyer Kevan Funk [30]
Werewolf Ashley McKenzie [31]
Window Horses Ann Marie Fleming [31]
2017 Never Steady, Never Still Kathleen Hepburn [32]
Black Cop Cory Bowles [33]
Fail to Appear Antoine Bourges [33]
2018 Edge of the Knife Gwaai Edenshaw, Helen Haig-Brown [34]
Fausto Andrea Bussmann [35]
Roads in February (Les routes en février) Katherine Jerkovic [35]
2019 The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers [36]
Anne at 13,000 Ft. Kazik Radwanski [37]
The Twentieth Century Matthew Rankin [37]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maelstrom best Canadian film: Vancouver critics". Welland Tribune, February 15, 2001.
  2. ^ a b "Vancouver film critics pick Quebec film Malestrom as best Canadian film". Canadian Press, February 14, 2001.
  3. ^ a b c d Katherine Monk, "Much more to the year in film than Harry Potter and hobbits". Vancouver Sun, January 31, 2002.
  4. ^ "Vancouver Film Critics Circle pick Julianne Moore as best actress in 2002". Canadian Press, January 29, 2003.
  5. ^ a b David Spaner, "More Moore, please: Local critics name the Far From Heaven star 'best actress of 2002'". The Province, January 30, 2003.
  6. ^ a b c David Spaner, "Lost in Translation wins big". The Province, February 5, 2004.
  7. ^ "'Elvis Costello of movies' wins top local prize". The Province, January 20, 2005.
  8. ^ "Kudos all round". The Georgia Straight, February 9, 2006.
  9. ^ a b "Get ready for our Golden Globes". The Georgia Straight, January 19, 2006.
  10. ^ "The Rocket, Children of Men honoured by Vancouver film critics". Vancouver Sun, January 16, 2007.
  11. ^ a b c Craig Takeuchi, "News from Hollywood North". The Georgia Straight, January 10, 2007.
  12. ^ "News from Hollywood North". The Georgia Straight, February 13, 2008.
  13. ^ a b "Promises nets five; Vancouver Film Critics' Circle Nominations". Victoria Times-Colonist, February 1, 2008.
  14. ^ "Vancouver critics praise ‘Milk’". Variety, January 13, 2009.
  15. ^ a b Peter T. Chattaway, "Vancouver Film Critics Circle — the winners!". FilmChat, January 12, 2009.
  16. ^ "Vancouver critics pick I Killed My Mother". CBC News, January 13, 2010.
  17. ^ a b Craig Takeuchi, "Vancouver Film Critics Circle: Up in the Air, J'ai tué ma mí¨re lead nominations". The Georgia Straight, January 4, 2010.
  18. ^ "Incendies, Barney’s lead Vancouver Critics Awards". Playback, January 11, 2011.
  19. ^ a b Brendan Christie, "Vancouver Film Critics nod to Incendies, Trigger". Playback, January 5, 2011.
  20. ^ "Vancouver critics name The Artist top film of 2011". The Globe and Mail, January 10, 2012.
  21. ^ a b "VFCC Announces 12th Annual Award Nominees". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, January 2, 2012.
  22. ^ "Beyond the Black Rainbow, War Witch win at Vancouver critics awards". Playback, January 8, 2013.
  23. ^ a b "2013 VFCC Nominees Announced!". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, December 27, 2012.
  24. ^ "The Dirties cleans up in Vancouver; Film critics give top prizes to Matt Johnson, 12 Years a Slave". Edmonton Journal, January 9, 2014.
  25. ^ a b "And the 2014 VFCC nominees are...". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, December 22, 2013.
  26. ^ "Tu dors Nicole and Mommy top Canadian winners at Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards". The Georgia Straight, January 6, 2015.
  27. ^ a b "2015 Nominees Announced". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, December 22, 2014.
  28. ^ "Vancouver Film Critics Honour ‘Haida Gwaii’". Point of View, January 7, 2016.
  29. ^ a b "2016 Nominees Announced". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, December 14, 2015.
  30. ^ "Hello Destroyer wins big with VFCC". Playback, January 11, 2017.
  31. ^ a b "2017 Nominees Announced". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, December 16, 2016.
  32. ^ "Never Steady, Never Still takes the big prizes at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle awards". The Georgia Straight, January 9, 2018.
  33. ^ a b "2018 Nominees Announced". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, December 15, 2017.
  34. ^ "Vancouver Film Critics Circle names Edge of the Knife top Canadian feature film". Toronto Star, January 8, 2019.
  35. ^ a b Josh Cabrita, "2019 Nominees Announced". Vancouver Film Critics Circle, December 14, 2018.
  36. ^ "Vancouver film critics award 'The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open'". Tri-City News, January 7, 2020.
  37. ^ a b Adrian Mack, "Marriage Story dominates Vancouver Film Critics Circle noms". The Georgia Straight, December 13, 2019.