2021 Winners

2021 Through the Lens of Culture – Mental Health Matters Winners

First Place: “You Are Not Alone”
British Columbia
Reynolds Secondary School
Filmmakers: Kiera Barber and Qaeeza Ramji
Advisor: John Gray
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Second Place: “All Is Not Lost”
Alberta
Bow Valley High School
Filmmaker: Toby Carter
Advisor: Adrienne Fossheim
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Third Place: “Lens”
British Columbia
Reynolds Secondary School
Filmmaker: Ava Creed
Advisor: John Gray
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Fourth Place: “Family Doesn’t End With Blood”
British Columbia
The Fernie Academy
Filmmaker: Bea Blocksom
Advisor: Jackie Graham
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Fifth Place (TIED): “Ups and Downs – A Story Of Mountain Biking And Mental Health”
British Columbia
Don Ross Middle School
Filmmakers: Owen McJannet, Ethan Spittel, and Jack Macleod
Advisors: Cory McRae and Wendy Winter
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Fifth Place (TIED): “Your Purpose”
Alberta
Cochrane Community Helpers (Mitford School)
Filmmaker: Amy Carter
Advisor: Mae Kroeis
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Honorable Mentions

“Racial Injustice”
British Columbia
Bulkley Valley Christian School
Filmmakers: Rose Loki, Olivia Monn, Gunner Kaiser, Maria Beny, and Paul Jada
Advisor: Chris Steenhof
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“No Distinction”
British Columbia
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Filmmakers: Kenzie Lang and Adam Frew
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“What You Say Matters”
British Columbia
Bulkley Valley Christian School
Filmmakers: Isaac Cunningham, Rose Loki, Jesse Monn, Gunner Kaiser, Paul Jada, Maria Beny, Andrew Oevering, and Ethan Wiebe
Advisor: Chris Steenhof
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“Together”
British Columbia
The Fernie Academy
Filmmaker: Elexia Brace
Advisor: Jackie Graham
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“Running Towards Happiness”
British Columbia
Reynolds Secondary School
Filmmakers: Xochitl France Rodriguez and Alonzo France Rodriguez Advisor: John Gray
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“Parents cause it too”
British Columbia
The Fernie Academy
Filmmaker: Roryann Woodburne
Advisor: Jackie Graham
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“Enough!”
British Columbia
Reynolds Secondary
Filmmakers: Kaia Santorineos and Nadie Lurie
Advisor: John Gray
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“Signs of Mental Health”
British Columbia
B.V.C.S
Filmmakers: Aneer Christopher and Aiden
Advisor: Chris Steenhof
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“Confined”
Quebec
John Abbott College
Filmmaker: Edison Yetman Van Egmond
Advisor: Tracey McKee
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“Drifting”
British Columbia
Reynolds Secondary
Filmmakers: Grace Fouracre and Nadia Lurie
Advisor: John Gray
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