Funny Boy by cowriter-director Deepa Mehta will represent Canada in the race for Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, taking place on April 25, 2021. “Eleven outstanding films were submitted this year, and we are confident that Deepa Mehta’s Funny Boy will appeal to Academy members just as her powerful film Water did in 2007, when it was…

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What do you get when you mix a dumpling, animals in therapy, boys in the Quebec wilderness, a friendship between a nurse and an older woman, and a child’s memories of parental separation? You get three Canadian shorts, plus two more with Canadian creators, that are all nominated for top short film honours at the…

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